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Are there alternative treatments for papillary thyroid cancer?

If you have thyroid cancer, you will need to follow your doctor's recommendations for treatment. Treatment will likely include surgery, and you may need radiation or chemotherapy afterwards. There are no known, reliable alternative treatments for thyroid cancer.

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