Thyroid cancer is cancer that develops from the tissues of the thyroid gland. It is a disease in which cells grow abnormally and have the potential to spread to other parts of the body. Symptoms can include swelling or a lump in the neck. Cancer can also occur in the thyroid after spread from other locations, in which case it is not classified as thyroid cancer. Risk factors include radiation exposure at a young age, having an enlarged thyroid, and family history.
Mass or swelling at the neck
At the center
Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes
Beneath jaw or at neck, Above collar bones
For 2 weeks or more
Foods and drinks
Cough with mucus or without mucus
Pain, scratchiness or irritation of the throat
Family history of thyroid cancer
If you have Thyroid Cancer, then visit an endocrinologist as soon as possible.