Thyroid Cancer

Fewer than 200,000 US cases per year

Symptoms

Some people have no symptoms. Others may notice a lump in the neck.


People may experience:

Pain areas: in the neck

Neck: enlarged lymph nodes, lump, or swelling

Also common: thyroid nodules

Treatment

Treatments, which are usually successful, include:

surgery

hormone therapy

radioactive iodine

radiation

and in some cases chemotherapy.

testing procedures

Medical history and physical exam

biopsy

ultrasound

imaging tests

Radioiodine scan

chest x-ray

Computed tomography (CT) scan

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan

etc.

Could it Be Thyroid Cancer?

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