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thyroid cancer drugs

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Anything's possible, but this drug has not ever been associated with thyroid cancer, which can occur in anyone no matter what drugs they're receiving.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Invega (paliperidone): Nope.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: This doesn't make sense biologically and no one has noted a trend or association. Both medications have a good safety profile and are widely used; th ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: High estrogen levels do not cause thyroid cancer. Although the 2events happened at around the same time, one didn't cause the other. Good luck with yo ... Read More
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a cause / effect: Based on a knowledge of the physiology of hormone production and feedback involving the pituitary gland (which controls the ovaries and thyroid gland) ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid cancer: Is unfortunately affecting younger individuals as well, specifically some genetic forms. However, based on your symptoms there are many other conditio ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Often curable cancer: The thyroid gland is in the lower neck and makes essential hormones. Cancers of the thyroid gland are of multiple types; the most common is of the pap ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Surgery: Surgery is the best way to treat thyroid cancer. Radioactive iodine and some drugs also treat thyroid cancer but these are typically done after surge ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: There are several types of thyroid cancer and the treatments are different. The most common is papillary cancer and it is treated with surgery and thy ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Davis Liu
Dr. Davis Liu answered
24 years experience Family Medicine
Examination: Suspicion for a thyroid cancer is often discovered by a physical examination, first discovered by a patient and then verified by a doctor. A biopsy i ... Read More
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Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Thyroid cancer: Patient may die of thyroid cancer if it spread to the lymph nodes and other organs.
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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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