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Thyroid Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for thyroid cancer and if there are things you can do that might help lower your risk.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for thyroid cancer.


Most people with thyroid cancer have no known risk factors, so it is not possible to prevent most cases of this disease. Learn more here.