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There are four major types of thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. Tumors on the thyroid are referred to as thyroid nodules. Symptoms of thyroid cancer include swollen lymph nodes, pain in the throat, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, and a lump near the Adam's apple. Treatment usually involves chemotherapy, surgery, radioactive iodine, hormone treatment or external radiation and depends upon the type of thyroid cancer, the patient's age, the tumor size, and whether the cancer has metastasized.


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Terms related to Thyroid Cancer:

  • Anaplastic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of the Thyroid
  • Carcinoma of the Thyroid
  • Follicular Carcinoma
  • Medullary Carcinoma
  • Papillary Carcinoma
  • Thyroid Carcinoma