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Chances of lymphoma after thyroid cancer

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid cancer: Chances are low, but they certainly aren't zero. Some thyroid cancers run in families, so ask your folks if anyone has any kind of thyroid cancer. I ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Depends on where: Very few bumps on your neck end up being thyroid cancer and far more are enlarged lymph nodes. But it really depends on exactly where in the neck thi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Thyroid cancer: Sorry about Grandma's cancer. With new approaches, when diagnosed early (i.e. before any cancer is spread) complete correction is most common.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadi Farzin gohar
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Thyroid cancer may come back (recur). Unlike other types of recurrent cancer, recurrent thyroid cancer is often cured, especially if it has spread on ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid nodule: Presumably "cold" means it did not take up radioiodine. Together, the chances of this being a cancer are quite low. There are many reasons for low up ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid nodule: Less likely. Have ultrasound and needle biopsy
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Hearing loss may not be related , need to know type most likely it is papillary thyroid cancer , even with lymph node metastasis you will have excelle ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Asking your doctor..: ....would the surest & fastest way to get reasonable answers since s/he knows more about you than anyone online and there are not many specialists ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possibly: Hypothyroidism if present is best treated with synthetic T4 levothyroxine Synthroid There is variability in absorption and distribution of generic T4 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Anyone: Anyone can get thyroid cancer. Your risk is higher if you have a family history of thyroid cancer or if you were exposed to excess radiation to the n ... Read More
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