Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis: How One Mom's Sore Throat Turned Out to Be Thyroid Cancer

WOMEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE | on Wed, Dec 6, 3:25 PM

After my diagnosis, everything happened super-fast. Two days later, I saw a surgeon, who explained that there were different types of thyroid cancer. One was papillary cancer, the most common type, and easiest to treat. The other is called medullary thyroid cancer, which accounts for 4 percent of thyroid cancers, according to the Cleveland Clinic[1]. Medullary thyroid cancer can be difficult to find, so it's more likely to spread to the lymph nodes, lungs, and liver. Judging by the size of my...

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