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Thyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Thyroid Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about thyroid cancer, see the following:

  • Thyroid Cancer Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Thyroid Cancer
  • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
  • Drugs Approved for Thyroid Cancer
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies
  • Radioactive I-131 from Fallout
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Gene Testing

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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