Each year, more than 55,000 Americans will develop head and neck cancer. Head and neck cancers are curable if caught early.
Neck mass (lump in the neck)
Cancer of the voice box, or laryngeal cancer, is not as well known by the general public as some other types of cancer, yet it is not a rare disease.
Graves’ disease causes the thyroid gland to become overactive. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body fights against itself and causes the thyroid gland to become overactive.
Goiter refers to an enlarged thyroid gland. A goiter can develop in one or both sides of the thyroid gland.
In hyperthyroidism, the thyroid gland is producing too much hormone. This excess of thyroid hormone causes the body’s metabolism to be overactive.