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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can a malignant thyroid nodule grow quickly?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: It depends on the type of thyroid cancer. Papillary, follcular, and medullary thyroid cancers are typically slow growing. Anaplastic thyroid cancer are very fast growing. Fortunately, this type of cancer is very rare.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Yes, rarely: But quite worrisome if it does so- see md.

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