Detailed information on the thyroid gland, including anatomy and function
Thyroid Cancer: Targeted Therapy
Detailed information on targeted therapy for thyroid tumors.
Thyroid Cancer: Introduction
Thyroid cancer starts in the gland called the thyroid. It occurs when cells in the thyroid gland grow out of control.
Thyroid Cancer: Statistics
Learn the statistics about who gets thyroid cancer.
Thyroid Cancer: Risk Factors
Know the risk factors for developing thyroid cancer.
Thyroid Cancer: Treatment Questions
This rare type of thyroid cancer has several forms, depending on the mutations that cause it. Most cases of medullary thyroid cancer, though, are sporadic—they occur without any family history of thyroid cancer.
Thyroid Cancer: Diagnosis
If your healthcare provider thinks you might have thyroid cancer, you will need certain exams and tests to be sure. Diagnosing thyroid cancer starts with your healthcare provider asking you questions. He or she will ask you about your health history, your symptoms, risk factors, and family history of disease.
Thyroid Cancer: Symptoms
A persistent cough is one of the most common symptoms of thyroid cancer.