Goiter, is the name given to the enlargement, for various reasons, of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped, hormone-producing organ located in the front of the neck.
The parathyroid gland consists of four glands, two on either side of the thyroid, and produces a hormone called ‘parathormone'. The role of parathormone is to regulate blood calcium levels..
There are essentially four types of thyroid cancer. 1. Papillary Thyroid Cancer: This type of cancer is generally observed between the ages of 20-50 and is three times more common in women than in men.
The conventional treatment for cystic thyroid nodules has been to drain the cyst several times, and then to surgically remove the cystic nodule should it recur...