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Thyroid cancer on the rise

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Thyroid cancer rates are highest in the United States among all cancers. A majority of the cases are women.

Seeing as January is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, we invited Dr. William Gillanders, a cancer surgeon at Siteman Cancer Center, to the studio to discuss symptoms of thyroid cancer, screenings, and why its growing rapidly in the country.

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