Celebrity Dancer Mary Murphy Has Thyroid Cancer Removed

Mary Murphy returned to “So You Think You Can Dance” after a year away. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2007 and had the tumor removed last December. She says she’s cancer free but her vocal chords are still weak and sore.  

Will she dance again? Mary said, “My body has changed dramatically…I’m still navigating . . . → Read More: Celebrity Dancer Mary Murphy Has Thyroid Cancer Removed

Thyroid Cancer Groups and Support

After speaking to a group recently a participant came up and shared that he is a thyroid cancer survivor. As a member of a Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. support group, he said he’s the only guy, “as so many with this problem are women.”

If you have or had thyroid cancer, make sure to . . . → Read More: Thyroid Cancer Groups and Support

Dr. Oz Says, Thyroid Cancer in Women on the Rise

 

Why is Thyroid Cancer on the Rise?

Some think the increase is attributed to improved and more precise diagnostic technology, like imaging and biopsy techniques, because the increase incidence was primarily from hard to detect, tiny tumors. Still, there are some reasons to believe that other factors may be involved.

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