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Everything You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer

What Is Thyroid Cancer ?  Thyroid cancer develops when the cells of the thyroid gland develop and divide in a disorderly (abnormal) way. 

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of the neck. It is found beneath the voice box (larynx) and is made up of two parts, called flaps, which lie on either side of the windpipe (trachea). The projections are connected in the middle by a little band of thyroid tissue known as the isthmus. 
How Is Thyroid Cancer Staging Determined ?
Thyroid cancer, as most others, is staged based upon three criteria: 
T = How huge the primary tumor is the point at which it is found 
N = The nearness of cancer in lymph nodes and their area 
M = Whether the cancer has spread or metastasized to different parts of the body.Thyroid Cancer has been known to spread locally or to distant parts of the body including lungs and bone. 
Staging from I to IV, including subgroups, is different for each sort of cancer and predicts result and survival. There are addit…

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