What are the symptoms of thyroid cancer?
Thyroid cancer often presents with very few symptoms and can develop slowly. If you have any of the following symptoms please see your doctor. These symptoms may also occur for ailments other than cancer. Your doctor will advise if you need tests and where you should go to have these tests.
- Often painless lump in throat or neck – this is the most common symptom
- Difficulty swallowing
- Swollen lymph nodes in the neck
- Swollen lymph glands in the neck that do not go down
- Difficulty breathing
- A hoarse voice or cough that won’t go away
This information should not be used to replace medical advice.