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Fukushima Thyroid Examination September 2018: 164 Surgically Confirmed as Thyroid Cancer Among 201 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: 3 cases newly diagnosed as suspicious or malignant, and 2 new  cases surgically confirmed.The fourth round began on April 1, 2018.Total number of suspected/confirmed thyroid cancer is now201(excluding a single case of benign tumor; 115 in the first round, 71 in the second round, and 15 in the third round).Total number of surgically confirmed thyroid cancer cases has increased by 2 to 164 (101 in the first round, 52 in the second round, and 11 in the third round)The latest overall results: (Scroll down for the latest results including the "unreported" cases explained in this post.)

On September 5, 2018, the 32nd Oversight Committee for Fukushima Health Management Survey (FHMS) convened in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. Among other information, the Oversight Committee released the latest results (as of …