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Should I talk to my doctor about my papillary thyroid cancer symptoms?

Tell your doctor about any symptoms of thyroid cancer. Watch for lumps that you can feel in your neck or any trouble breathing, swallowing, or speaking. The sooner you begin treating thyroid cancer, the better your chances of recovery.

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