However, even though thyroid cancer has a very good prognosis and most patients stay healthy after overcoming the disease, a recurrence (so-called relapse) cannot be ruled out.
"In 1996, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 22. My thyroid gland, as well as a few parathyroid glands were removed entirely. As it was a 'good' cancer without metastases, my prognosis was favorable."
Take time to learn about your treatment options and be sure to ask questions about things that are unclear.