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Medullary Thyroid Cancer Forms
Sporadic, MEN 2A-associated, MEN 2B-associated, and Familial
Medullary thyroid cancer (also called medullary thyroid carcinoma) has 4 forms: sporadic, MEN 2A-associated, MEN 2B-associated, and familial. Medullary thyroid is one of the least common thyroid cancers. Learn the differences in medullary thyroid cancer forms.
Radioactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer
Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
After a thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer or follicular thyroid cancer, you will have radioactive iodine therapy to eliminate any remaining thyroid cells. Review the basics of this thyroid cancer treatment.
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms
Thyroid cancer may not cause any symptoms at all, but there are possible thyroid cancer symptoms: neck pain, difficulty swallowing, a lump on the neck. Read more about thyroid cancer symptoms.
Risk Factors of Hypothyroidism
Could you be at risk of becoming hypothyroid?
Age and sex are the two biggest hypothyroid risk factors. However, medical history also plays a part. This article outlines the top risk factors for hypothyroidism, and will help your doctor determine if regular hypothyroid testing is right for you.
Thyroid Gland Overview
A Major Player in Regulating Your Metabolism
The thyroid, located in your neck, is a large endocrine gland that regulates your metabolism. It produces two main hormones to fulfill this role. The thyroid is associated with many distinct disorders, including hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
Thyroid Operations
Several Surgical Options for the Thyroid Gland Depending on the Problem
Learn about your thyroid surgery options—including a thyroidectomy—for various thyroid diseases.
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Article provides basic information about thyroid cancer. Includes a discussion of papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. Thyroid cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options are also discussed.
Hurthle Cell Thyroid Tumor
A Type of Thyroid Tumor and Thyroid Cancer
Hurthle cell thyroid cancer is similar to follicular thyroid cancer, but what makes it different? Learn about Hurthle cell thyroid cancer diagnosis and treatments such as radioactive iodine.
Thyroid Cancer: Anaplastic Cancer
The Least Common Thyroid Cancer
This article provides a comprehensive overview of anaplastic thyroid cancer—the least common and most deadly type of thyroid cancer.
Thyroid Cancer Causes: Nuclear Bombs and Radioiodine?
Does Radiation and Radioactivity Exposure Cause Thyroid Cancer?
Can nuclear bombs and radioiodine causes thyroid cancer? Article discusses the link between thyroid cancer and radiation exposure.
Thyroid Cancer: Follicular Cancer
The Second Most Common Type of Thyroid Cancer
Follicular thyroid cancer is the second most common type of thyroid cancer. Article provides an explanation of follicular thyroid cancer symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. Also covers radioactive iodine, thyroidectomy, and thyroid hormone replacement.
Thyroid Cancer: Medullary Cancer
The Third Most Common Thyroid Cancer
Article discusses medullary thyroid cancer basics. Learn about common medullary thyroid cancer symptoms and treatments, such as thyroidectomy.
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