My brother has thyroid cancer. Is that something important?

It could be. Different types of thyroid cancer-but generally divided into 2 group-well differentiated and undifferentiated. Papillary cancer is the most common type of thyroid cancer. Treatment is a surgery to remove thyroid and evaluation to the adjacent lymph nodes. Post surgery radioiodine therapy is given (to the well diffif) if there is residual disease, +lymph nodes, spreading. Read more-www. Nccn. Com.
Yes. The cure rates for thyroid cancer are generally good, but I would say that all cancers are important and should be dealt with seriously.

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I had my thyroid removed due to thyroid cancer. Can't seem to get meds regulated. Current dr. Is questioning if my body is absorbing my medication?

Thyroid. Take the medicine first thing in the morning on empty stomach to make sure you don't have any interaction with other medicine or food. If you have problems regulating the level, perhaps you should ask your doctor if you need to be seen by an endocrinologist to help you.
Check T3 (liothyronine) Sometimes your body doesn't convert T4 (levothyroxine) into active t3. You may do better with a mixture is t4/t3 like wes-throid or Nature-Throid or just adding some Cytomel (liothyronine) to your regimen.