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Farewell to a cancer that never was.

Lyon J. Farewell to a Cancer That Never Was. JAMA. 2017;317(18):1824-1825. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3969.

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May 31, 2017
Lyon J. JAMA. 2017;317:1824-1825.

Overdiagnosis can result in financial, psychological, and physical harm for patients. This commentary discusses the reclassification of a subtype of thyroid cancer as a nonmalignancy and the impact changing guidelines can have on patients.

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Lyon J. Farewell to a Cancer That Never Was. JAMA. 2017;317(18):1824-1825. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3969.