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How does papillary thyroid cancer affect the body?

Thyroid cancer can spread to other parts of your body. Sometimes thyroid cancer can spread even after you have been treated for the disease or have had your thyroid surgically removed. Because thyroid cancer can spread so easily, your doctor will need to monitor your condition even if you have been in remission for years. Usually, recurring thyroid cancer can be treated.

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