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The risk of cancer increases when a thyroid nodule is larger then 2cm

A total of 49% of the nodules were between 1 to 1.9 cm, 27% between 2 to 2.9 cm , 14% between 3 to 3.9cm and 11% were greater than 4cm. Based on the ... Thyroid Nodules

The majority of larger thyroid nodules are also benign, and usually do not produce ... with some specialists advocating biopsy of nodules greater than 1 cm in size, ... electing to investigate and biopsy nodules from 1-2 cm in size and larger.

Endocrine Surgery - Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are relatively common; 6% of adult women and 2% of adult men .... almost everyone with a thyroid nodule larger than 1.0 to 1.5 cm in diameter ...

Thyroid Nodule Disease: “Don't sweat the small stuff ...

A single lump or nodule may appear without the remainder of the thyroid ... When a larger thyroid nodule is found and is greater than 20 millimeters or 2 ...

Evaluation of a thyroid nodule

While autopsy data indicate a 50% prevalence of thyroid nodules larger than one centimeter in ... of thyroid disease, the prevalence of palpable nodules is only 4 to 7%, (1, 2). ... Nodules larger than 4 cm in size (19.3% risk of malignancy (10)).

Thyroid nodule size predictive of risk for follicular carcinoma ... - Healio{4bb7c552-7cb4-4e89-9b4b-f97011bcf12c}/thyroid-nodule-size-predictive-of-risk-for-follicular-carcinoma

Nodules sized 2 cm to 2.9 cm (14%), 3 cm to 3.9 cm (16%) and larger than 4 cm ... The indeterminate thyroid nodule FNA cytology result continues to present ...

How is thyroid cancer staged? - American Cancer Society

The most common system used to describe the stages of thyroid cancer is the ... T2: The tumor is more than 2 cm but not larger than 4 cm (slightly less than 2 ...

Current Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Nodules

When should a thyroid nodule be biopsied? ... mixed cystic-solid nodules without suspicious ultrasonographic features is for biopsy if they are larger than 2 cm.

Nodules - Thyroid Foundation of Canada

A thyroid nodule can be single or multiple in which case it is part of a ... Most nodules over 2 cm are palpable during a careful examination of the neck area.

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