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Thyroid Cancer | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring
Nothing can be done to prevent thyroid cancer except to avoid exposure to radiation.
Untreated cancer will cause death. A person who undergoes successful treatment will be able to live a normal life. The cure rate for this cancer is very high.
Thyroid cancer poses no risks to others.
Thyroid Cancer: Diagnosis & Tests
Thyroid Cancer: Treatment & Monitoring
Author: Miriam P. Rogers, EdD, RN, AOCN, CNS Reviewer: Fern Carness, RN, MPH Date Reviewed: 06/08/01