Thyroid Cancer (cont.)
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What Increases Your Risk
A risk factor for thyroid cancer is something that increases your chance of getting this cancer. Having one or more of these risk factors can make it more likely that you will get thyroid cancer. But it doesn't mean that you will definitely get it. And many people who get thyroid cancer don't have any of these risk factors.
The most common risk factors for thyroid cancer include:
When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:
Who to see
Health professionals who can evaluate your symptoms and help determine your risk for thyroid cancer include:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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