The symptoms of thyroid cancer are totally asymptomatic. Thyroid cancer is a disease that you get when abnormal cells begin to grow in your thyroid gland. Thyroid cancer is totally symptomatic. All thyroid symptoms are cancerous. More than 90-95 % of thyroid swellings are harmless. People with thyroid cancer often experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with thyroid cancer do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.
- A lump in the front of the neck.
- Swollen glands in the neck.
- Difficulty swallowing.
- Difficulty breathing.
- Pain in the throat or neck.
- A cough that persists and is not caused by a cold.