Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
Everyone has a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor or healthcare provider about your personal risk factors and/or experience with thyroid cancer. By talking openly and regularly with your healthcare provider, you can take an active role in your care.
Here are some tips that will make it easier for you to talk to your healthcare provider:
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Last reviewed September 2014 by Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
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