Thyroid Cancer

About- Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck and produces hormones that regulate heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight.

 A lump in the throat
 Swollen lymph nodes in the neck
 Difficulty swallowing
 Pain in the neck and throat
 A cough
 A sore throat   

It's not clear what causes 
Thyroid cancer. Possible risk factors are 
 Female sex
 Radiation therapy
 Inherited genetic syndromes
 A family history of Thyroid cancer
 History of breast cancer  

Specialists to visit

 Nuclear Medicine Doctor
 General Surgeon
 Otolaryngologist (ENT)
 Radiation Oncologist

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