Long-term Risk of Thyroid Cancer After Initially Negative Thyroid Biopsy Results

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Jun 1;145(6):579-580. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0386.


This population-based study examines the risk of being diagnosed with thyroid cancer in long-term follow-up of individuals with benign thyroid biopsy results.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Biopsy
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Thyroid Gland / pathology*
  • Thyroid Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Thyroid Nodule / pathology