The harms of thyroid cancer overdiagnosis

Dr. Fidler-Benaoudia

The number of people with thyroid cancer has been growing in Canada for more than 30 years due to advances in medical imaging, with people aged 15 to 49 years having the largest increases. Fortunately, most people can beat this disease, so there is a growing number of thyroid cancer survivors in Canada. This leads to many questions …

Alberta Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivor Study

Dr. Fidler-Benaoudia

The Alberta Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivor Study is a population-based, retrospective cohort study that includes all individuals that were diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15 and 39 years in Alberta from 1983 to 2017. The cohort includes nearly 25,000 adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, …