In 2010, there were 2,081 new cases of thyroid cancer in Australia (523 new cases in men and 1,558 new cases in women), accounting for 1.8
Although there are strictly no obvious indications of thyroid cancer, there are symptoms that are often associated with thyroid cancer. Try to check if you have one or more of the following:
If you have a single of multiple symptoms, it is important to make an appointment at your thyroid specialist’s clinic. The development of thyroid cancer is slow and often with no obvious signs or symptoms, so it is important to consult Dr Girardi.
Thyroid Cancer is more common in women.
In Australia 5-year survival rates for thyroid cancer have increased to 95%.
There are 4 main types of thyroid cancer:
Differentiated thyroid cancer - Micro and macro
Differentiated thyroid cancer
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome MEN 1 & MEN 2
Aggressive thyroid cancer
The whole thyroid
If you have any questions about thyroids, or would like to book an appointment with Dr Girardi, fill out an online enquiry form and we will promptly get back to you or get in touch with one of our receptionists.