Doing as such could bring about more mischief than great, said the free board of specialists as it reaffirmed rules it issued in 1996 and 2016.
"While there is almost no confirmation of the advantages of screening for thyroid growth, there is significant proof of the genuine damages of treatment, for example, harm to the nerves that control talking and breathing," said board part Karina Davidson in a USPSTF news discharge.
"What restricted proof is accessible does not recommend that screening empowers individuals to live more, more advantageous lives," she said.
The thyroid is a hormone-creating organ situated in the neck. The hormones delivered by the thyroid help direct the body's digestion. There is more than one kind of thyroid malignancy, yet the illness is uncommon in the United States. Thyroid malignancy speaks to under 4 percent of all new growth analyze in 2017, the USPSTF said.
The team checked on the accessible confirmation on the advantages and dangers of screening.
And keeping in mind that screening for the malady increases the quantity of individuals determined to have thyroid tumor, it doesn't diminish demise rates related with the illness, the USPSTF closed.
"Overdiagnosis happens in light of the fact that screening for thyroid malignancy frequently recognizes little or moderate developing tumors that may never influence a man amid their lifetime," said USPSTF part Dr. Seth Landefeld.
"Individuals who are dealt with for these little tumors are presented to genuine dangers from surgery or radiation, however don't get any genuine advantage," he said.