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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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

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

Do All Thyroid Nodules Require Surgery?

The simple answer is no, but your situation might be more complicated. Here's what you should know about surgery for thyroid nodules.

By Ask HealthCentral

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.

13 Common Thyroid Disease Myths

Learn the truth behind 13 of the most common myths and misconceptions about thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon

10 Ways to Rock Your Thyroid Scar

Sometimes a thyroidectomy scar will fade, and sometimes it won’t. Either way, here are suggestions for how you can cover it — or wear it loud and proud.

By Mary Shomon

#ThyroidScarWars: Share Thyroid Cancer Scars

Once you’ve had a thyroidectomy, you’re a true thyroid warrior — like these women who aren't afraid to show off their scars.

By Mary Shomon

Top Tips for Organizing Your Thyroid Records

When you have a thyroid condition, there's a lot of blood work and other records to track. These are the best tools, tricks, and apps to keep you organized.

By Mary Shomon

The Best Thyroid Experts on Social Media

Give these doctors, patient organizations, and thyroid news sites a ‘like.’

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Disease and Family Questions Answered

These questions and answers will help learn what you need to know about your family history of thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon