Thyroid Cancer What you Need to Know

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Thyroid cancer is the most common form of cancer in the endocrine system, which includes the glands that produce hormones in your body. Cancer occurs when lumps, or nodules, grow in the thyroid gland. These nodules are not usually cancerous, but if they are, they can be treated effectively. Rarely, they can be life threatening.

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