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Thyroid cancer is cancer that occurs in the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located just below the Adam's apple at the base of the neck, according to Mayo Clinic. The most common ty...

Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid cancer is a cancer that affects the thyroid, a gland at the base of the throat that forms an important part of the endocrine system. More »

Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer is a cancer originating from follicular or parafollicular thyroid cells. These cells give rise to both well-differentiated cancers (i.e., papillary and ...
Discovering a painless lump in the neck is often what prompts people to seek medical attention in cases of papillary thyroid cancer. The pathologist will determine if it is benign or malignant by examining the cells under a microscope. After surgery, your doctor may r... More »
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Thyroid Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis - Thyroid ...

Article provides basic information about thyroid cancer. Includes a discussion of papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. Thyroid cancer ...

Thyroid Cancer - Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Exams and Tests

Thyroid cancer is an uncommon type of cancer. Most people who have it do very well, because the cancer is usually found early and the treatments work well.

Thyroid cancer - Mayo Clinic

Although thyroid cancer isn't common in the United States, rates seem to be increasing. Doctors think this is because new technology is allowing them to find  ...

Thyroid Cancer: Facts on Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis

Read about thyroid cancer symptoms, treatments (surgery, chemotherapy, radioactive iodine), types (papillary, follicular, medullary, anaplastic), stages, signs, ...

Thyroid Cancer | Learn About Cancer | American Cancer Society

Thyroid cancer is much more common in women than in men. There are different types of thyroid cancer, but most of these cancers can be treated successfully.

Information on Thyroid Cancer
The prognosis for someone with thyroid cancer is good compared to other types of cancer. The expected 10-year survival rate is 80 to 90 percent, with the most common and most easily treated type having a nearly 100 percent survival rate. Thyroid cancer... More »
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Q: How to Treat Thyroid Cancer
A: Determine if you have thyroid cancer. Read my article on this subject. Link to the article is included in Resources. Undergo surgery to remove the thyroid. My s... Read More »
Q: How to Treat Thyroid Cancer.
A: 1. Speak to an oncologist about treatment options. An oncologist is a cancer specialist that can assist you in making the right choices regarding your treatment... Read More »
Q: How common is thyroid cancer?
A: It's pretty rare. When it does occur it's almost always in women, although there are some exceptions. Read More »
Q: What is anaplastic thyroid cancer?
A: anaplastic (2% of all thyroid cancers) is the fastest-growing and is usually fatal because the cancer cells rapidly spread to the different parts of the body. Read More »
Q: What is Thyroid Cancer?
A: The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the lower part of our necks. Although small in size, how well the thyroid is working has a huge impact on our... Read More »