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Signs of Thyroid cancer

Symptoms of Thyroid cancer

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Thyroid cancer may include:

Note that Thyroid cancer symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Thyroid cancer signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Thyroid cancer:

Early thyroid cancer often does not cause symptoms . But as the cancer grows, symptoms may include:

  • A lump, or nodule, in the front of the neck near the Adam's apple;

  • Hoarseness or difficulty speaking in a normal voice;

  • Swollen lymph nodes, especially in the neck;

  • Difficulty swallowing or breathing; or

  • Pain in the throat or neck.

These symptoms are not sure signs of thyroid cancer. An infection, a benign goiter, or another problem also could cause these symptoms. Anyone with these symptoms should see a doctor as soon as possible. Only a doctor can diagnose and treat the problem. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI)

More Symptoms of Thyroid cancer:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Thyroid cancer article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Thyroid cancer?

The phrase "signs of Thyroid cancer" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Thyroid cancer that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Thyroid cancer" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Thyroid cancer.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Thyroid cancer. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Thyroid cancer has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Thyroid cancer signs or Thyroid cancer symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Thyroid cancer may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Thyroid cancer symptoms.


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