MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)—McLeod Seacoast Internal Medicine will be conducting free thyroid cancer screenings on Friday, March 15 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center.
Dr. Marie LiVigni will be screening for possible thyroid nodules using neck palpation. She will also offer thyroid cancer education to participants in addition to a one-on-one consultation about the screening results.
Thyroid cancer is not considered common in the United States, however, rates seem to be increasing. The exact cause is unknown, but most do very well with treatment as it's usually detected early.
To schedule a screening appointment or to learn more about this or other educational opportunities offered by McLeod Loris Seacoast, please call (843) 390-8326.