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Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the disease?

Nothing can be done to prevent thyroid cancer except to avoid exposure to radiation.

What are the long-term effects of the disease?

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.

What are the risks to others?

Thyroid cancer poses no risks to others.

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Thyroid Cancer: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: Miriam P. Rogers, EdD, RN, AOCN, CNS
Reviewer: Fern Carness, RN, MPH
Date Reviewed: 06/08/01

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