Defined as the abnormal growth of cells in the thyroid gland, thyroid cancer causes complications in the energy mechanism regulation in the body. Swelling in the neck, problems in swallowing, breathing problems, hoarse voice and frequent coughing are symptoms of this disorder. Radioactive iodine and TSH suppression therapy are some of the treatments options available for this disorder. Undergoing a genetic test to find the presence of a defective gene in the body is a preventive measure.
HOW IS THYROID CANCER DIAGNOSED?
In India, less than 1 million cases of thyroid cancer are reported every year.