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.

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.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

10 Ways to Find the Best Thyroid Doctors

After a thyroid diagnosis, finding the right doctor is essential. Here are helpful tips, links, and list-serves to help you on your search.

By Mary Shomon

Meditation Benefits for Thyroid Patients

Meditation is an effective technique for establishing a mind-body connection and managing stress if you live with a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Let’s Just Call Him ‘Unbreakable Doug Plaut’

Doug Plaut appears on the Emmy-nominated hit Netflix show “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” but it’s his story of overcoming thyroid cancer at a young age that makes him unbreakable.

By Mary Shomon

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

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 Expert

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

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.