TThroughout National Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month in April, experts from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC); Qatar’s largest public health provider, are educating people about thyroid cancer and offering clinical advice on a variety of topics related to the disease, including prevention, early detection, and the treatment options available to help decrease the burden of mortality.
Thyroid cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the thyroid gland grow in an uncontrolled way. If it’s caught early, thyroid cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer.
Any type of cancer prevention starts with healthy habits such us maintaining a healthy weight and staying physically active. Understanding what you can do to reduce your cancer risk is crucial.