Sunday, February 04, 2007

Knowing symptoms of thyroids cancer for early detection

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, below the Adam’s apple.Most types of thyroid cancer can be treated successfully with early detection and this cancer developed in a small pace and occurs more to women than men. The common symptoms of thyroids cancer is that you feel a lump in the neck and is usualy not painful. The lump will becomes swollen and will affect our voice box learning to our voice become hoarse. Other symptoms are difficulty in breathing and hard in swallowing.

Diagnosis of thyroid cancer, the doctors will used several test to confirm the size and location of the lump before determined whether the lump is non-cancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant). Surgical procedures will be done if the patient is diagnosis of thyroid cancer.


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