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How do I manage my medullary thyroid cancer on a daily basis?

Living with medullary thyroid cancer can be stressful. Ask your doctor to help you get as much information you can about the disease. Keeping your body healthy is important and getting enough exercise, rest, and healthy foods is critical, especially after surgery. Keeping your mind healthy is also crucial. Joining a support group for other people with medullary thyroid cancer may help.

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