Thyroid Cancer

What’s that lump in the neck? If it moves as you swallow, it might be a thyroid nodule. The thyroid gland normally produces the thyroid hormone which affects our heart rate, body temperature and energy level (basal metabolic rate). In addition, special cells within the thyroid gland known as C cells make calcitonin which controls the level of calcium in the blood. Most thyroid nodules...

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A lump in the neck -old

A lump in the neck -old

What’s that lump in the neck? If it moves as you swallow, it might be a thyroid nodule. The thyroid gland normally produces the thyroid hormone which affects our heart rate, body temperature and energy level (basal metabolic rate). In addition, special cells within the thyroid gland known as C cells make calcitonin which controls the level of calcium in the blood. Most thyroid nodules (more...

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