A 29-year-old female asked:
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Since i had papillary thyroid cancer at the age 11 and it grew for 10 years and it was genetic should I worry about my son having thyroid cancer also?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid cancer: Your son has a slightly higher risk of developing thyroid cancer compared to the general population but that risk is still very low.
Answered on Aug 21, 2013
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