A 34-year-old female asked:
how do doctors know to check for thyroid cancer? what symptoms are markers for it
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
A nodule: Hi. Presence of a thyroid nodule (a mass) prompts consideration of thyroid cancer (unless it's a hyperthyroid nodule...not a thyroid cancer risk). No nodule, no concern for thyroid cancer. Do you have have a nodule, or are you one of the "worried well"? Good luck!
Last updated Jan 21, 2017
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