A 33-year-old female asked:
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what are the chances of a full recovery if cancer removed from thyriod-all taken out + radiation? it was under 4cm gotten early and for a 33yr female.

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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your: oncologist who knows all the details of your case.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Excellent chance: Most thyroid cancer is treated by an endocrinologist. Ask the person who treated u. If your lymph nodes were negative then the outlook is excellent. If positive still very good out look but needs closer fplloeup
Answered on May 22, 2015
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