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www.thyroid.org/professionals/calculators/thyroid-with-nodules

This calculator should be used in conjunction with the recommendations published within the ATA Thyroid Nodule Guidelines. A 50% interval increase in thyroid volume size is felt to be a valid reason for potential aspiration/ re-aspiration of a thyroid nodule under surveillance.

www.thyroid.org/professionals/ata-publications/clinical-thyroidology/may-2013...

Increasing nodule size was associated with a lower proportion of papillary and a higher proportion of follicular or Hürthle-cell cancers as well as the rarer types (anaplastic, medullary, and lymphoma). Conclusions. Increasing thyroid nodule size impacts cancer risk in a nonlinear manner with a threshold of 2.0 cm.

academic.oup.com/jcem/article/98/2/564/2833083

Increasing thyroid nodule size impacts cancer risk in a nonlinear fashion. A threshold is detected at 2.0 cm, beyond which cancer risk is unchanged. However, the risk of follicular carcinomas and other rare thyroid malignancies increases as nodules enlarge.

www.healthtap.com/topics/average-size-of-thyroid-nodules

Doctor answers on Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and More: Dr. Mumneh on average size of thyroid nodules: Thyroid gland do not change in size that much. Majority of thyroid nodules are benign, increase in size is a concern , should have fna biopsy (cytology ) to make sure there is no malignancy in it. for topic: Average Size Of Thyroid Nodules

annals.org/aim/fullarticle/716094

The size of benign nodules typically increased over time. Most nodules (89%) increased in size by 15% or more after 5 years. Solid nodules grew more often than nodules with cysts. Doctors reaspirated 74 of the 330 nodules at follow-up visits. Despite an average increase in size of 69%, only 1 of the reaspirated nodules was cancerous.

www.healio.com/endocrinology/thyroid/news/print/endocrine-today/{4bb7c552-7cb4...

Using ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of nodules larger than 1 cm, the researchers examined how the increasing thyroid nodule size affects the risk for cancer.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4683761

Some reports have shown that FNAB during follow-up of thyroid nodules, especially in cystic lesions might have a short-term effect on nodule size and growth pattern, making interpretation questionable . However, long-term effects of FNAB on nodule size seem to be neglectable . With regard to the low number of preoperative FNAB and the exclusion ...

www.endocrineweb.com/professional/endoscan/201507/abstract/majority-benign...

Nodules decreased in size spontaneously in 184 patients (18.5%), with a mean reduction in the largest diameter of 3.7 mm and mean reduction in volume of 0.5 mL. Significant nodule growth (ie, 20% increase ≥2 nodule diameters, with a minimum increase of 2 mm) occurred in 153 of the 992 patients (15.4%), many of whom had multiple nodules.

www.restartmed.com/when-should-you-worry-about-thyroid-nodules

When it comes to thyroid nodules, the size matters quite a bit. Studies have shown time and time again that larger thyroid nodules tend to turn into thyroid cancer at a higher rate compared to smaller thyroid nodules. ... If so, this may increase your risk. Size of the nodule - The bigger the nodule the greater your risk of cancer.

endocrinesurgery.ucsf.edu/conditions--procedures/thyroid-nodules.aspx

Thyroid nodules are relatively common; 6% of adult women and 2% of adult men in the U.S. have a thyroid nodule that can be felt on examination. Moreover, close inspection of the thyroid by sonographic imaging shows that as many as one-third of women and one-fifth of men have small nodules in their glands.