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Can thyroid cancer cause hyperthyroidism?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unusual

Most thyroid cancers do not produce excess thyroid hormone.
Very rarely, a single nodule can produce excess hormone and be cancerous, but those are very unusual.

In brief: Unusual

Most thyroid cancers do not produce excess thyroid hormone.
Very rarely, a single nodule can produce excess hormone and be cancerous, but those are very unusual.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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In brief: Can coexist

Thyroid cancer can coexist with hyperthyroidism especially with multi nodular goitersbut rare.

In brief: Can coexist

Thyroid cancer can coexist with hyperthyroidism especially with multi nodular goitersbut rare.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Thyroid cancer

It is very rare for thyroid caner to cause high thyroid levels.
This occurs only with follicular thyroid cancer with extensive, bulky metastatic disease.

In brief: Thyroid cancer

It is very rare for thyroid caner to cause high thyroid levels.
This occurs only with follicular thyroid cancer with extensive, bulky metastatic disease.
Dr. Stephanie Lee
Dr. Stephanie Lee
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