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What happens if thyroid cancer is left untreated?
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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Thyroid cancer
Potentially good prognosis on treated patients depending on type.
If left untreated can grow locally or can spread to other places.

In brief: Thyroid cancer
Potentially good prognosis on treated patients depending on type.
If left untreated can grow locally or can spread to other places.
Dr. Amir Faridi
Dr. Amir Faridi
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: Growth
Not a good idea! the tumor will continue to grow and may spread to lymph nodes or metastasize through the blood stream. Left untreated long enough, it will eventually block the airway and cause choking sensations.
Surgery is well tolerated - why would anyone not treat it?

In brief: Growth
Not a good idea! the tumor will continue to grow and may spread to lymph nodes or metastasize through the blood stream. Left untreated long enough, it will eventually block the airway and cause choking sensations.
Surgery is well tolerated - why would anyone not treat it?
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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