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What does it mean when a woman has thyroid cancer?
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Gland in neck cancer
A malignant growth in the gland in the front of the neck.
Cancer can spread and the thyroid needs to be removed. Sometimes there is just one or multiple cancers in the whole gland. Lymph nodes and further spread needs to be evaluated and appropriate therapy given. Overall thyroid cancer has high cure rates.

In brief: Gland in neck cancer
A malignant growth in the gland in the front of the neck.
Cancer can spread and the thyroid needs to be removed. Sometimes there is just one or multiple cancers in the whole gland. Lymph nodes and further spread needs to be evaluated and appropriate therapy given. Overall thyroid cancer has high cure rates.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Thyroid cancer
It means the woman has thyroid cancer.
There are many types but the most common is papillary thyroid cancer. It's slow growing and can be easily treated. By this stage, you should already have a surgeon and an endocrinologis on the team. Treatment is to take out the thyroid +/- lymph nodes (surgery). Depending on how big and if it had spread, you might also need radioactive iodine.

In brief: Thyroid cancer
It means the woman has thyroid cancer.
There are many types but the most common is papillary thyroid cancer. It's slow growing and can be easily treated. By this stage, you should already have a surgeon and an endocrinologis on the team. Treatment is to take out the thyroid +/- lymph nodes (surgery). Depending on how big and if it had spread, you might also need radioactive iodine.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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