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    What is thyroid cancer?

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    Dr Nicolas Oddone Baridon MBBS, MS, MD, FRACS is an accomplished and passionate General Surgeon whose main interest is thyroid surgery (endocrine surgeon). He has … View Profile

    Thyroid cancer is a common cancer in the spectrum of oncological disease. Although most thyroid cancer are less agressive than other tumour locations, they require early diagnosis and treatment. In this location in the neck they have the potential of having dramatic consequences on vital organs should they become locally invasive.

    Luckily the vast majority of thyroid cancers can be cured with surgery. It is essential that a thyroid surgeon is involved for the management of these cancers as they have the best results.

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