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anaplastic thyroid cancer

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anaplastic thyroid cancer or carcinoma is considered as the most aggressive, but a rare form of cancer. It affects the thyroid gland and is prevalent among the age group over 60. The real cause behind this invasive type of thyroid cancer is still a challenge for the researchers in medicine. Of all thyroid cancers only […]

radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer

Radioactive Iodine Treatment for Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid gland is positioned in front of the neck and has the shape of a butterfly. It produces the hormones that control the way a human body uses energy and that helps in the normal body functioning.  Thyroid cancer is not very common and during this cancer abnormal cells start to grow inside the […]

link between hypertension and thyroid cancer

The Link Between Hypertension and Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is a type of a cancer in which there is a growth of abnormal cells in the thyroid gland of a person and this growth cannot be controlled by the body.  Hypertension on the other hand is a chronic medical problem which is also known as high blood pressure and occurs when the […]

changes in appearance due to cancer

Ways to Deal with Changes in Appearance due to Cancer

Cancer is a life threatening disease which must be cured as soon as it is diagnosed to avoid the multiplication of the cancerous cells and their spreading to neighboring organs as well. To do so, cancer patients have to undergo some tough and aggressive treatments which can not only take a toll on the mental […]

Risk Factors For Thyroid Cancer

Risk Factors For Thyroid Cancer

Certain risk factors may increase the incidence of diseases like cancer. At the same time risk factors dont count for much. A person with multiple risk factors may go unscathed and a person with no risk factor may develop the disease. Also there is no proof to say that a disease was caused due to […]

Genetic Testing For Thyroid Cancer

There are four different kinds of thyroid cancer that is papillary cancer, which accounts for 90% of all thyroid cancers, anaplastic, medullary, and follicular thyroid cancer, which jointly constitute the remaining 10% of all cases. As is illustrated by the figures papillary thyroid cancer is the most common and is generally not fatal for people […]

Improper Dietary Supplements Hinder Thyroid Cancer Treatment

According to new report, persons who are taking dietary supplements should be very careful, particularly those how are undergoing cancer treatment. Care must be taken that Dietary supplements shouldnt interfere with any medical treatment including cancer treatment. Actually the case in point was a 55-year old adult being treated for thyroid cancer was supposed to […]

Lifelong Monitoring For Follicular Thyroid Cancer!!

Lifelong Monitoring For Follicular Thyroid Cancer!!

The thyroid cancer has very high survival rates. Survival rates are high, with 95% of all thyroid cancer patients achieving what would be considered a cure, or long-term survival without re-occurrence. However, Thyroid cancer is still a cancer that requires treatment and lifelong monitoring and can have debilitating effects on patients. In the United States, […]