Radiotherapy

Radioactive iodine

Radiotherapy to treat thyroid cancer is usually given as radioactive iodine. Cancer cells absorb more radioactive iodine than normal cells, and the cancer cells die.

Radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer

Radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer

Geraldine, a Thyroid Cancer Information Nurse, talks about what to expect if you're having radioactive iodine treatment and Dave shares his experience.

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Geraldine, a Thyroid Cancer Information Nurse, talks about what to expect if you're having radioactive iodine treatment and Dave shares his experience.

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