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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

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

Can Cancer Risks Linger After Weight Loss?

Obesity can increase your risk for cancer, and your risk might stay elevated, even after you lose the weight.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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

Before and After Thyroid Surgery

Here's what to expect when you're facing thyroid surgery, from potential risks to why it's important to pick an experienced surgeon.

By Jon Russell, MD

Minimizing Scars After Neck Surgery

Even incisions that heal well can leave some patients self-conscious about their scars. Here's what you can do to minimize scarring.

By Jon Russell, MD

13 Important Facts About Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is on the rise in the U.S. Here are 13 things you should know about this often misunderstood condition.

By Mary Shomon

How to Monitor for Thyroid Cancer Recurrence

Your thyroid cancer journey doesn't end after surgery. Here are 10 ways you can stay vigilant in case it comes back.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Cancer Risk Factors to Know

Thyroid cancer isn’t always something you can prevent, but you can reduce your chances by understanding these risk factors.

By Mary Shomon