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Cancer cells can spread from the thyroid to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.
Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. If thyroid cancer spreads, it can spread to the following.
Regional metastasis means that the cancer has spread to organs or tissues close to or around the thyroid, including:
Distant metastasis means that the cancer has spread to other parts of the body farther from the thyroid, including:
Seeing my sister Erin – a young mother – struggle with the emotional blow and then the physical toll of cancer treatment made me want to do something to help women feel confident.
For cancer patients who must travel a great distance to get to treatment, Canadian Cancer Society lodges offer a welcoming place to stay.