Thyroid Cancer

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.

Thyroid cancer is generally highly treatable with an excellent cure rate.
  • Symptoms
  • Mass or swelling at the neck

    • At the center

    • Painless

    • Immobile mass

    • Rapid growth

    • Firm mass

    • Irregular surface


    Strained voice


    Enlarged or swollen lymph nodes

    • Beneath jaw or at neck, Above collar bones

    Swallowing difficulties

    • For 2 weeks or more

    • Foods and drinks

    Cough with mucus or without mucus

    • Recurrent

    • Dry

    Weight loss

    Pain, scratchiness or irritation of the throat

    Excessive sweating

  • Risk factors
  • Family history of thyroid cancer

  • Treatment
  • Thyroidectomy and dissection of the central neck compartment is an initial step in the treatment of thyroid cancer in the majority of cases. Thyroid-preserving operations may be applied in cases when thyroid cancer exhibits low biological aggressiveness.
  • Recommended specialist
  • If you have Thyroid Cancer, then visit an endocrinologist as soon as possible.

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