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119033 - Thyroid cancer: how to achieve optimal patient outcomes

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This free online learning module includes 15 clinical questions and immediate feedback is provided. There is also an original peer reviewed article written for GPs

Relevance to General Practice

- Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignancy, with a rising global incidence. 
- Thyroid cancer is predicted to be the seventh most common cancer diagnosed in women in Australia in 2017. 
- People with thyroid cancer usually present with thyroid nodules, but these are common and mostly benign. 
- A structured clinical approach is thus important to establish the diagnosis and plan management. 
- A multidisciplinary approach with shared care between specialists and GPs ensures optimal care. 

Learning outcomes
  • Manage a patient presenting with a thyroid nodule
  • Identify key features of the treatment of thyroid cancer
  • Recommend strategies to improve communication with multidisciplinary team members involved in the care of a patient with cancer
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