Heather Huus got preventative total gastrectomy when she learned her risk of hereditary diffuse gastric cancer, an aggressive type of stomach cancer.
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A Mayo Clinic endocrinologist talks about thyroid cancer issues like overdiagnosis, and whether active surveillance is a viable treatment.
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