Thyroid Cancer Directory
The thyroid is a gland in the front of the neck that secretes hormones and regulates metabolism, growth, body temperature, and more. Thyroid cancer refers to abnormal cell growth in the thyroid gland. It is rare and usually easy to cure when found early. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about thyroid cancer's causes, symptoms, and treatment.
What Is Thyroid Cancer?
If it’s caught early and treated, thyroid cancer can be one of the most curable forms of cancer.
What Are The Treatments for Thyroid Cancer?
You’ve just been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. What you need to know about treatment.
Thyroid Cancer Removal Surgery
One of the main parts of thyroid cancer treatment is removing all or part of the thyroid gland. Although the surgery is usually safe, there are risks like bleeding, damage to the nerves controlling the vocal cords, or damage to the parathyroid glands.
How Do I Know if I Have Thyroid Cancer?
There’s no routine screening for thyroid cancer, like prostate and breast cancer, for example. But doctors do have a number of tests they can use to diagnose and monitor thyroid cancer.
Fatigued or Full Throttle: Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
Feeling all revved up, even at bedtime? Or maybe your throttle’s on idle with symptoms of depression, fatigue, and weight gain. In both cases, the root cause may be your thyroid.
Battling Thyroid Cancer
One man fights thyroid cancer and rediscovers his passions.
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The Thyroid (Human Anatomy): Picture, Function, Definition, Location in the Body, and More
WebMD's Thyroid Anatomy Page provides a detailed image of the thyroid as well as a definition and information related to the thyroid. Learn about the conditions that affect this organ as well as its function and location in the body.