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A meeting of the minds
Nova Scotia’s first consensus meeting on thyroid cancer

Earlier this summer 35 health professionals – surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, and others – from across the province came together with one goal: to improve the quality of thyroid cancer care in Nova Scotia.

ParticipantMRs at the consensus meeting, coordinated by Cancer Care Nova Scotia, were exploring how guidelines released last year by the American Thyroid Association could be adapted for use here in Nova Scotia. “These guidelines provide consistent, up-to-date information at a high level. We wanted to take this broad view and determine how best practices can be applied here in our province,” notes Dr. Murali Rajaraman, Co-chair of the Thyroid Cancer Care Multidisciplinary Team.

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