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Washington Post Feature —Thyroid cancer isn’t ‘good’ cancer!


In a Washington Post feature on September 8, 2015, Robert Smallridge, M.D., of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, says that patients often come to him very worried even though they’ve been told that thyroid cancer is the “good” cancer. This dichotomy often makes them feel that they’re not entitled to complain or even feel bad. 

“They’re told they’re supposed to feel lucky, but they don’t. They have cancer,” says Dr. Smallridge, who is president of the American Thyroid Association.

Dr. Smallridge will speak at the 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference October 2-4, 2015, in St Louis, Missouri. 

Read the complete article here.