Thyroid Cancer

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What is Thyroid Cancer?

Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck. The most common symptoms of thyroid cancer are:

  • Painless lump or swelling in the neck

  • Difficulty in swallowing

  • Sudden hoarseness and vocal changes

  • Cough

Types of thyroid cancer:

Papillary thyroid cancer: Papillary thyroid cancer usually affects people under the age of 40, particularly women. This type of cancer arises from follicular cells, which produce and store thyroid hormones

Follicular thyroid cancer: Follicular cancer usually affects older adults and can spread into your lymph nodes and is likely to spread into your blood vessels.

Medullary thyroid cancer: Medullary thyroid cancer is detected at an early stage because it produces a hormone called calcitonin, which gets detected in blood test results


Top Doctors for Thyroid Cancer

Dr. Radhyesham Naik

cancer specialist

MD, DM inMedical Oncology. He received advanced training from the world's leading institutions including M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute, USA, International School for Cancer Care, Oxford, UK, University of New South Wales,Australia etc

25 Yrs of Experience

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

HCG, Kalinga Rao Road
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Dr. A Raghavan

cancer specialist

MBBS, MS (Onco Surg)

39 Yrs of Experience

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Vasanthnagar
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Top Hospitals for Thyroid Cancer

Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road in bangalore
Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road

98, HAL Airport Rd, Kodihalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560017

108 Doctors

Multi Speciality

700 Beds

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HCG, MSR in bangalore

MSR College Rd, M S Ramaiah Nagar, Mathikere, Bengaluru, Karnataka

9 Doctors

Single Specialty


Most Patient Recommended Hospital


Most Patient Recommended Hospital

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