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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Thyroid nodule
Thyroid nodules are growths in the thyroid, a gland in the front of your neck. Most of them are harmless.
All or part of the thyroid gland may be removed if a nodule is cancer or if it causes problems with breathing or swallowing.
Current as of: December 2, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
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