The thyroid is a gland in the neck.
Cancer is a disease that starts in the cells of
Nodules are small, often round areas of
abnormal tissue. Most nodules are not cancer
(benign) but some may be cancer (malignant).
Anything that increases your chances of having
cancer is called a risk factor.
Contact with ionizing radiation is the only thing
in the environment known to cause thyroid
Doctors need to assess your health and learn
about your symptoms.
Thyroid cancer affects people of
all ages. I was diagnosed at 21.
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Thyroid Cancer, Version 1.2017