'The doctor explained I was going to be alright.'
You will be referred to the hospital for tests if your GP thinks you may have thyroid cancer.
If you’ve been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, you will need further tests to find out more about the cancer.
The cause of thyroid cancer in most people is not known. Some things may put you at more risk.
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