Thyroid Cancer

What you need to know to manage and treat thyroid cancer. Become familiar with the four types: papillary or mixed papillary-follicular thyroid cancer, follicular thyroid cancer, medullary thyroid cancer, and anaplastic thyroid cancer.

10 Questions to Ask About Thyroid Cancer

Being diagnosed with thyroid cancer can be scary, confusing, and overwhelming, and all of the information you will receive will be just as overwhelming. You must relentlessly advocate for your health. Here are the top 10 questions to ask your doctor ...

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Thyroid Disease in Men

Though not as common as in women, men of all ages can also have thyroid disease. Here are the symptoms, complications, and treatments for hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer in men.

By Mary Shomon

13 Common Thyroid Myths

Despite the thyroid gland’s importance to every physical function, and the fact that more than 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition, it’s still a condition with plenty of myths and misinformation. Let’s set the record straight.

By Mary Shomon

10 Questions You Should Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

Before scheduling the surgery for your thyroidectomy, you should ask questions such as, “How experienced is the surgeon?”

By Mary Shomon

10 Ways to Rock Your Thyroid Scar

Sometimes it fades, and sometimes it doesn’t. Either way, there are ways to cover it, or wear it loud and proud.

By Mary Shomon

How to Create Greater Thyroid Awareness

In today’s socially technological world, it’s as easy as ‘sharing’ information with family and friends.

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.