Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is cancer of the thyroid gland. It is usually asymptomatic and may only present as a lump in the neck, which might mechanically compress other surrounding structures. The prognosis is usually favorable as most thyroid cancers are very curable. It is usually diagnosed with fine needle aspiration biopsy. 

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