What is thyroid cancer and what are its causes?

In what conditions does thyroid cancer develops? Is thyroid cancer related to thyroid diseases? 

What thyroid levels can result in thyroid cancer?

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Thyroid cancer develops when your thyroid gland is not working properly. Which means your thyroid is either under active or over active.

In both the cases hormone generation is effected which effects many parts of body. If this is not taken care of and levels go too high or too low then it can lead to cancer.


below are the facts regarding thyroid cancer hopeful this would help you get your answer 


These are some facts about Thyroid cancer :- 

  • The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones which are important in the normal regulation of the metabolism of the body.
  • Thyroid cancer is three times more common in women than in men.
  • The cause of thyroid cancer is unknown, but certain risk factors have been identified and include a family history of goiter, exposure to high levels of radiation, and certain hereditary syndromes.
  • The most common signs and symptoms of thyroid cancer include a lump, or thyroid Nodule, that can be felt in the neck, trouble swallowing, throat or neck pain, cough, and vocal changes.
  • Surgery is the most common form of treatment for thyroid cancer that has not spread to other areas of the body
  • It is not possible to prevent most cases of thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Cancer :

Thyroid cancer is a disease that you get when abnormal cells begin to grow in your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly and is located in the front of your neck. It makes hormones that regulate the way your body uses energy and that help your body work normally.

Causes for Thyroid Cancer :

In most cases, the cause of thyroid cancer is unknown. Risk factors include the following:

1. Gender (except for anaplastic thyroid cancer, the disease is more common in women)

2. Heredity (some types are genetic, that is, run in families)

3. Inadequate amount of iodine (found in seafood, seaweed, iodized salt) in the diet

4. Radiation exposure during childhood

When abnormal cells grows in the thyroid gland that is called as thyroid cancer. Causes of thyroid cancer can be exposure to radiation many times, it can also transmitted genetically, due to problem related to hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.

Thyroid growth is connected with various acquired conditions (portrayed in Thyroid tumor hazard factors), yet the correct reason for most thyroid malignancies isn't yet known.

Certain adjustments in a man's DNA can make thyroid cells end up dangerous. DNA is the synthetic in every one of our cells that makes up our qualities – the guidelines for how our cells work. We normally resemble our folks since they are the wellspring of our DNA. In any case, DNA influences something beyond what we look like. It additionally can impact our hazard for building up specific sicknesses, including a few sorts of growth.

The correct reason for thyroid tumor isn't known, however there are factors that might be related with an expanded danger of building up the malignancy. Regardless of whether the hazard factors are available, there isn't a method for knowing whether disease may create; patients without chance factors still may create thyroid malignancy.

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