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can thyroid cancer spread to the brain?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes but rare: Thyroid cancers do spread ( meta) to brain less frequently.
Answered on Jun 29, 2020
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Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr commented
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Most common spread patterns are to lymph nodes in the neck, followed by lung metastases.
Nov 24, 2012
Dr. David Djang
22 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes.: Yes, it is possible. Fortunately, it is uncommon.
Answered on Mar 13, 2013
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Correct. It is extremely uncommon. I've never seen or heard of papillary thyroid cnacer going to brian
Mar 13, 2013

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