Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a global pandemic in March 2020,1 countries around the world have taken unprecedented health measures in response to the outbreak. One of the measures that has been implemented is delaying nonurgent surgical procedures, including those of patients diagnosed with low-risk thyroid cancers. Other treatments, including radioactive iodine, and follow-up appointments have also been delayed along with diagnostic procedures, such as new patient consultations and ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies.
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Corresponding Author: Brooke Nickel, MIPH, PhD, Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia (email@example.com).
Published Online: October 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3878
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Glover reported receiving grant support from the Cancer Institute New South Wales Early Career Fellowship 2019. No other disclosures were reported.
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