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We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

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Find out about the possible symptoms of thyroid cancer and when to see your doctor.

Getting diagnosed

Your GP will ask about your symptoms. They'll decide whether to refer you for tests or to a specialist. 

Stages and types

There are different types of thyroid cancer. The stage of a cancer tells you its size and whether it has spread. It helps your doctor decide which treatment you need. 


Your treatment depends on the type of thyroid cancer, how big it is and whether it's spread anywhere else in your body.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research looking at thyroid cancer.

Living with thyroid cancer

Get support to cope during and after thyroid cancer treatment.

Risks and causes

Find out what increases the risk of developing thyroid cancer, including radiation and some types of non cancerous thyroid conditions.


Find out about survival for thyroid cancer.

Last reviewed: 
07 Mar 2018

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