Coronavirus and cancer

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.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

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Find out about treatment options for different types of thyroid cancer.

Treatment decisions

Read about the different types of treatment for thyroid cancer and how your doctor decides which treatment you need.


Find out about the types of surgery, what happens before surgery and how you might feel after your operation.


You might have radiotherapy to kill the cancer, stop cancer that's spread or treat cancer that's come back. Find out about radioactive iodine treatment and external radiotherapy.


When, where and how you have chemotherapy for thyroid cancer, and the possible side effects.

Targeted cancer drugs

Read about targeted cancer drugs for thyroid cancer, when you have it and about the possible side effects.

Follow up

Find out about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for thyroid cancer.

Research and clinical trials

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

Last reviewed: 
16 May 2018

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