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Fukushima Thyroid Examination in June 2018: 162 Surgically Confirmed as Thyroid Cancer Among 198 Cytology Suspected Cases

For more detailed information on the Fukushima Thyroid Examination itself, see the September 2017 fact sheet (long version, or e-published PDF)

Highlights:
The third round: 2 cases newly diagnosed as suspicious or malignant, and 2 new  cases surgically confirmed.Total number of suspected/confirmed thyroid cancer is now198(excluding a single case of benign tumor; 115 in the first round, 71 in the second round, and 12 in the third round).Total number of surgically confirmed thyroid cancer cases has increased by 2 to 162 (101 in the first round, 52 in the second round, and 9 in the third round)Hiroki Shimura replaces Akira Ohtsuru as the new Director of the Thyroid Ultrasound Examination."Age 25 Milestone Screening" results released for those born in FY1992. (Shown in the bottom part of this post.)The latest overall results:
On June 18, 2018, the 31st Oversight Committee for Fukushima Health Management Survey (FHMS) convened in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. Among other in…
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