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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It is a real stretch: Headaches are very common and thyroid cancer is not. Thyroid cancer generally does not chane thyroid hormone early on and doesnt have many symptoms ot ... Read More
Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
32 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Headaches and thy ca: Headaches are common. Thyroid cancer is not. Thyroid cancer causing headaches directly through a metastasis is EXCEEDINGLY uncommon.
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
41 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer almost never causes headaches.

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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many possibilities: Please don't leap to conclusions. The only way to k now what is going on is to see y our doc for a diagnosis. There are many other possibilities. P ... Read More
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
45 years experience Endocrinology
Pain not a symptom: B"sd you may, but pain in the throat is very very rare as a symptom of thryoid cancer. To relieve concern a thyroid ultrasound is the best test to de ... Read More
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
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Absolutely: Typical thyroid cancer in women less than 50 has about a 98% survival rate. Although there are occasional very aggressive thyroid cancers (mostly in o ... Read More
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
41 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer is one of the most treatable cancers. The treatment is a combination of thyroid surgery, radioactive iodine and thyroid hormone therap ... 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 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Aggressive: Be sure the diagnosis is made by at least two pathologists who agree. Anaplastic thyroid cancer / carcinoma is an aggressive disease with no known ri ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
A painless lump: Most people with thyroid cancer do not have symptoms - they have a painless lump in the thyroid (we call it a nodule). Sometimes (especially younger ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Thyroid cancer: The Mayo Clinic "www.mayoclinic.com" begins with the statement "It's not clear what causes thyroid cancer". That said, it is worth reading the on-l ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: There are 4 types of thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular/hurthle cell, medullary and anaplastic. Papillary is most common (75% of all thyroid cance ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
None early on...: Thyroid cancer typically doesn't cause any signs or symptoms early in the disease. As thyroid cancers grow, they may cause a number of symptoms includ ... Read More
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