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Thyroid Cancer

The latest thyroid cancer news, advice, and information, including diagnosis, risk factors, treatment, life after surgery, and real-life stories about people living with and surviving the disease.

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Surgery

10 Questions to Ask About Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer can be scary, confusing, and overwhelming. Ask your doctor these 10 questions to make sure you're getting the whole story.

By Anita Hubbard

The Latest

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Lifestyle

10 Famous Women With Thyroid Disease

These famous women battle fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety just like the rest of us who live with thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon
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Risk Factors

Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

By Mary Shomon
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Risk Factors

Does Radioactive Iodine Treatment Cause Cancer?

We've got the answers to your biggest questions about RAI treatment for hyperthyroidism.

By Mary Shomon
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Men's Health

The 10 Most-Famous Men With Thyroid Disease

It's often thought as a "women's issue" but men get thyroid disease, too. From politicians and rock stars to athletes and TV stars, these are the 10 most famous men with thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon
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Nutrition

Thyroid Patients: Is the Paleo Diet for You?

If you’re struggling to lose weight as a thyroid patient, the Paleo diet can help reduce inflammatory symptoms.

By Mary Shomon
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Surgery

10 Questions to Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

Before scheduling surgery for your thyroidectomy, know what to expect by asking your doctor these 10 important questions.

By Mary Shomon
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Treatment

10 Thyroid Treatment Warnings to Watch For

If your doctor has ever told you that thyroid disease is easy to diagnose or treat, he may be mishandling your treatment.

By Mary Shomon
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Living With

How to Create Greater Thyroid Awareness

In today’s socially technological world, tyhroid disease awareness is as easy as ‘sharing’ information with family and friends.

By Mary Shomon
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Men's Health

Men Can Get Thyroid Disease Too

Though it's eight times more likely in women, men can still get thyroid disease. Here are the symptoms, complications, and treatments men should know about.

By Mary Shomon
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Complications

Thyroid Disorders and Miscarriage

Here's what you should know about the risk of miscarriage with thyroid disease, and 9 ways to help you have a healthy baby.

By Mary Shomon

Meet the Experts

Anita Hubbard
Patient Expert

Anita Hubbard is a mother, wife, and thyroid cancer survivor. Through her experience with thyroid cancer she founded the Love Your Thyroid Foundation.

Jon Russell, MD
Health Professional

Jon Russell, MD is a Head and Neck Endocrine Surgeon and the Director of Endoscopic and Robotic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, MD.

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.