Thyroid cancer is much more common in women than in men. There are different types of thyroid cancer, but most of these cancers can be treated successfully.
Whether you’re worried about developing thyroid cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in our Overview Guide.
Learn about the causes of thyroid cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.
If you are facing thyroid cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.
The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from thyroid cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history.
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Read about the latest developments in thyroid cancer.