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Who usually gets thyroid cancer?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Anyone

Anyone can get thyroid cancer.
Your risk is higher if you have a family history of thyroid cancer or if you were exposed to excess radiation to the neck when you were younger.

In brief: Anyone

Anyone can get thyroid cancer.
Your risk is higher if you have a family history of thyroid cancer or if you were exposed to excess radiation to the neck when you were younger.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Variable

There is no specific risk factor other than having radiation to the neck.
It may be more common in areas where iodine deficiency is likely.

In brief: Variable

There is no specific risk factor other than having radiation to the neck.
It may be more common in areas where iodine deficiency is likely.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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