Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month Graphic Memes to Share

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month - Spread the Word

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Dear Doctor: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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Dear Doctor... Mary Shomon

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Many thyroid patients want to help spread the word and increase awareness via social media, like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Here are some graphic memes and infographics that you can share to help promote awareness of thyroid cancer symptoms, and the issues thyroid cancer patients face.  

Here are some articles related to thyroid cancer that help provide background information on one of the only cancers that is on the rise in the United States.

Dear Doctor

Getting diagnosed and properly treated with thyroid cancer can be a tremendous challenge. This graphic explores the issues that many thyroid cancer patients face in getting their symptoms taken seriously, in getting proper diagnosis and evaluation, and in getting comprehensive and responsible treatment for thyroid cancer, not to mention the resulting hypothyroidism after treatment. 

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Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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A quick list of thyroid cancer signs and symptoms. Mary Shomon

Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer may have no symptoms, but there are a number of signs that symptoms that are common in thyroid cancer patients.  This graphic summarizes those symptoms.

For details, see Thyroid Cancer Signs and Symptoms

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Could You Have Thyroid Cancer? Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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Could you have thyroid cancer?. Mary Shomon

Could You Have Thyroid Cancer?

Could you have thyroid cancer? Check for the symptoms.

For details, see Thyroid Cancer Signs and Symptoms

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The Rate of Thyroid Cancer: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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The rate of thyroid cancer has doubled in three decades. Mary Shomon

The Rate of Thyroid Cancer has Doubled in Three Decades

 This graphic looks at the surprising fact that the rate of thyroid cancer has doubled over the past three decades. 

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The Good Cancer: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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Why are doctors always saying that thyroid cancer is the "good cancer?". Mary Shomon

The "Good Cancer?"

The issue of whether thyroid cancer is the "good cancer" is a very controversial one. This meme asks: "Why are doctors always saying that thyroid cancer is the good cancer?

Here are some pertinent articles related to the issue:

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Thyroid Cancer Statistics: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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Thyroid cancer is one of the few cancers that's on the rise in the U.S. Mary Shomon

Thyroid Cancer Statistics: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

 Thyroid cancer is one of the few cancers on the rise in the U.S

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Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis:

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Do you know the four steps involved in diagnosing thyroid cancer?. Mary Shomon

Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

 Do you know the four steps involved in diagnosing thyroid cancer? They include a detailed and comprehensive physical examination, a thyroid biopsy -- known as a fine needle aspiration, imaging tests such as CT scans, ultrasound, or radioactive iodine uptake tests, and blood tests. 

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Number Diagnosed in the US: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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More than 60,000 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2015. Mary Shomon

Number Diagnosed in the United States

 More than 60,000 people were diagnosed with thyroid cancer in the U.S. in 2015. Surprisingly, thyroid cancer is one of the few cancers that is actually on the rise in the United States, instead of declining.

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Thyroid Neck Check: Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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How to check your neck for thyroid disease. Mary Shomon

Thyroid Neck Check

How to check your neck for thyroid disease. This meme goes through the key steps in doing a self-check of the thyroid to look for lumps, enlargement, or other issues that may visually indicate a thyroid condition, nodules, or potentially a cancerous lump. 

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