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Thyroid Cancer Encounters: Case Presentations

Thyroid cancer arises when abnormal cells in the thyroid gland begin to grow uncontrollably, forming a tumor. The most common types of thyroid cancer include papillary and follicular thyroid cancer, with papillary being the most prevalent. Exposure to radiation, family history, and certain genetic mutations are known risk factors for thyroid cancer. Symptoms may include a lump in the neck, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, and persistent neck pain. Diagnosis often involves imaging studies like ultrasound, biopsy, and thyroid function tests. Treatment options depend on the type and stage of thyroid cancer and may include surgery, radioactive iodine therapy, and thyroid hormone replacement. Prognosis for thyroid cancer is generally favorable, with a high survival rate, especially for well-differentiated types. Regular follow-up care and monitoring of thyroid hormone levels are essential to detect any recurrence or metastasis. Supportive care, including psychological and nutritional support, is crucial for individuals undergoing thyroid cancer treatment. Public awareness and early detection through regular screenings play a key role in improving outcomes for individuals with thyroid cancer.

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Dr. G. V. Nagarjuna Reddy


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Dr. G. V. Nagarjuna Reddy

Head & Neck Oncosurgeon, Tata Memorial Hospitals, Mumbai.

He has his expertise in  Head and Neck benign lesions such as Cysts/ Swelling in the neck- Thyroglossal cyst, Submandibular stone, Branchial  cyst & sinuses,  Neck mass- Nerve sheath tumors,  Head and Neck Cancers, Laryngectomy. Voice prosthesis for post laryngectomy patients, Thyroid swellings, Neck cysts, sinuses, nodes and swellings ,Parotid swellings and cancers , Nose bleeding and cancers and many more 

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Thyroid cancer arises when abnormal cells in the thyroid gland begin to grow uncontrollably, forming a tumor. The most common types of thyroid cancer include papillary and follicular thyroid cancer, with papillary being the most prevalent. Exposure to radiation, family history, and certain genetic mutations are known risk factors for thyroid cancer. Symptoms may include a lump in the neck, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, and persistent neck pain. Diagnosis often involves imaging studies like ultrasound, biopsy, and thyroid function tests. Treatment options depend on the type and stage of thyroid cancer and may include surgery, radioactive iodine therapy, and thyroid hormone replacement. Prognosis for thyroid cancer is generally favorable, with a high survival rate, especially for well-differentiated types. Regular follow-up care and monitoring of thyroid hormone levels are essential to detect any recurrence or metastasis. Supportive care, including psychological and nutritional support, is crucial for individuals undergoing thyroid cancer treatment. Public awareness and early detection through regular screenings play a key role in improving outcomes for individuals with thyroid cancer.