Debate Over Early-Stage Cancer: To Treat or Not to Treat?

More researchers suggest ‘active surveillance’ for certain patients instead of surgery.

To treat or not to treat is becoming a hot question.

After years of aggressive treatment of even the smallest thyroid cancers, prominent researchers in the U.S. and Japan are urging a rethinking of old practices and saying simply to watch and wait may be effective for many patients with early-stage disease.


CLICK HERE: To find out more about this debate in this Wall Street Journal article by Lucette Lagnado posted on