Thyroid Cancer is a disease that you get when unusual cells start to develop in thyroid organ. It forms like a butterfly and is situated in the front of your neck. It makes hormones that controls & becomes active with the body work regularly.
Symptoms are swelling neck, breathing difficulty, steady wheezing & hacking voice. Treatment includes Surgery to remove the part of the thyroid gland, radioactive iodine to destroy any remaining thyroid tissue. TSH suppression therapy prevents any remaining cancer cells.
Ongoing research is being done at Thyroid Cancer Centers. Thyroid cancer mortality rates for women and men in Argentina have fallen by more than 75% and 25% respectively and the age-standardized incidence rates have risen considerably to 8.2. The number of deaths was 0.5 % per year.