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  • Tests of Thyroid Cancer
    By Health Blog on August 25, 2010 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments
    Thyroid gland

    Thyroid gland

    Hormones are the group of friends which work together to make your body function accurately. Among all thyroids is one which produces very precious hormones providing the services to each and every cell by concerning every individual cell? Deficiency in production of hormones from thyroid can result to severe health issues. These issues can also lead to drastic cases which may or may not be resolved in future. Mostly thyroid issues can lead to thyroid cancer which is not possible to resolve. Prior to the issues of thyroid, prevention can be considered as precious medication. This article deals with the thyroid cancer and risks.

     Role of the Thyroid:

     This also have role in heart nerve simulation and contraction. By this it increases the utilization of cholesterol and nutrients. It also helps out in increasing the normal growth of brain. These tasks are handled by the thyroid, by producing the keen hormones like triiodothyronine and thyroxin. These hormones also named as T3 and T4 correspondingly. It’s because T3 offers three atoms of Iodine and T4 offers four atoms of Iodine. Calcitonin is a hormone which is produced by the parafollicular cells and parathyroid hormone produced by the parathyroid gland. This combine checks out for the calcium quantity in the blood.

    Symptoms of Thyroid:

    When the severe thyroid problem rises in body, it leads to thyroid cancer. And it comes out with severe problems like enlargement of thyroid glands, swelling of neck, excess changes in weight(It can be weight loss or weight gain), nodule of a thyroid, changes in voice, continues throat paining cough, sometimes it can also lead to bleed in cough, feeling difficulty in swallowing. All this symptoms are keen indications of thyroid and also thyroid cancer.

    With these symptoms, the prior job of the patient is to concern the doctor and fallow the tests which ensure the reason and stage of thyroid cancer. Neglecting any of the tests can lead to severe cases and ensures inadequate information required for the confirmation of thyroid.

    Thyroid Test

    Thyroid Test


    Thyroid Biopsy: It’s the test for checking out the follicular, medullar or papillary cancer.

    Ultrasound of Thyroid: This imaginary method checks the thyroid gland which regulates the metabolism. This is a painless test checks out the images of glands using the sound waves.

    Thyroid scan: It is meant to ensure the existence of hyperthyroidism, cancer by passing the gamma rays over the radioactive iodine present in the thyroid.

    Laryngoscopy: this is meant to show the paralyzed vocal cords.

    Erum Calcitonin: Checks out of the calcitonin hormone in the blood by driving out the blood from the veins of the elbow or from the back of the hand.

    There are some more tests, which vary based on the hormones like T3,T4 or TSH.


    Treatment varies based on the hormones and their effect. Basically surgeries of thyroid gland or radiation in to the thyroid gland or replacement of thyroid glands is the general treatments for curing the thyroid treatment or cancer.

    Though there is a cure for it, it’s tough to resolve the cancer. It’s better to prevent it by taking the food which is rich with the quantity. And prefer for immediate rids as soon as finding the symptoms of thyroid.

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