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Tag: Thyroid Cancer

There is a lot of emphasis on measuring thyroid function via a blood test. But just how accurate is a blood test? To measure thyroid function via a blood test, that is to assume that 100 percent or nearly 100 percent of thyroid hormone function takes place in the blood. Right? That is where it […]

Common cancers Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Kidney Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Uterine Cancer AAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)AdenocarcinomaAdrenocortical CarcinomaAIDS-Related LymphomaAnal CancerAppendix Cancer — see Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors BBasal Cell Carcinoma — see Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)Bile Duct Cancer, ExtrahepaticBladder CancerBone Cancer […]

The thyroid is a small gland that is part of the endocrine system. It is located below the larynx (voice box) at the front of the neck. It is made up of two lobes which sit on either side of the trachea (windpipe). The lobes are connected by tissue called the isthmus. The thyroid contains […]

There are many different kinds of head and neck cancer, including skin, thyroid, and salivary cancers. The most common type of head and neck cancer is squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCA). It generally starts in the epithelial lining of the upper aerodigestive tract, including the mouth, throat, and larynx. Three to five percent of all cancers in […]