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A 39-year-old female asked:

What the chance of hypoechoic nodules in thyroid ultrasound is cancer in a 40 years old female?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Low: Thyroid nodules are common. More than 80% are benign. Yet they require follow up with serial ultrasounds as advised by your doctor. Most patients do fine with once yearly ultrasound follow up for any change in size of the nodules.

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