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The National Cancer Institute indicates that thyroid cancer is the most common type of endocrine-related cancer and estimates 64,330 new cases in 2016. Thyroid cancer represents approximately 3.8% of all new cancer cases.
Everything there is to know about thyroid cancer Thyroid Cancer Awareness - There is no good cancer Poster design, Mary Anne Pennington, 2014 Sources: UCSF Medical Center, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, University of Maryland Medical Center
What are the symptoms of thyroid cancer? Thyroid cancer usually develops slowly and initially does not cause any symptoms. The most common first sign is a small lump in the neck, which is painless. Other symptoms which may develop as the cancer grows include: Hoarseness or difficulty in speaking in a normal voice. Swollen lymph glands in the neck. Difficulty swallowing or breathing as the cancer presses on the foodpipe or windpipe. Pain in the throat or neck. Note: most lumps in the…