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An endocrinologist is usually the type physician used to coordinate the care of thyroid cancer.  Follicular thyroid cancer involves several...
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While it's extremely rare to be allergic to Synthroid (generic name levothyroxine), that doesn't mean it's impossible. Synthroid is a...
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There are three types of thyroid surgery to treat thyroid cancer. Thyroid lobectomy removes a part (or lobe) of your thyroid gland. Near-total...
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Cancer of the thyroid gland is quite rare and occurs in less than 10% of thyroid nodules. You might have one or more thyroid nodules for several...
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Experts do not know the exact cause of thyroid cancer. Like other cancers, changes in the DNA of your cells seem to play a role. These DNA changes...
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Although thyroid cancer is generally treated with surgery, medicines may also be needed to treat the cancer and to replace thyroid hormones...
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Most cases of thyroid cancer cannot be prevented.One type of thyroid cancer, called medullary thyroidcancer (MTC), is much more likely if you have a...
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Thyroid cancer is a disease that you get when abnormal cells begin to grow in your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly and is...
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Thyroid cancer is a disease that occurs when abnormal cells begin to grow in the thyroid gland. You may notice a lump in your neck and then go to...
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Risk factors for thyroid cancer include:A history of radiation treatments to the head, neck, or chest during childhood. Years ago, radiation was used...
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Call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:A lump or swelling in your neck. This is the most common symptom of thyroid cancer. Pain...
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Thyroid cancer can cause many symptoms, including:A lump or swelling in your neck. This is the most common symptom. Pain in your neck and sometimes...
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The promise of cancer researchDoctors all over the country are conducting many types of clinical trials. These are research studies in which people...
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No one knows the exact causes of thyroid cancer. Doctors can seldom explain why one person gets this disease and another does not. However, it is...
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