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What is the thyroid?
What is cancer?
What are the different types of thyroid cancer?
Thyroid cancer symptoms*
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How is staging determined for thyroid cancer?
What is the treatment for thyroid cancer?
Thyroid hormone treatment
Radioactive iodine therapy
External radiation therapy
Second opinion
Follow-up care
Sources of support
Taking part in cancer research
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Other Causes of Nausea

Bowel Obstruction
Medications (Both Prescription and Nonprescription)
Morning Sickness
Radiation Therapy

Examples of Medications for Nausea

amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep)
Birth Control Pills (Oral Contraceptives)
diphenhydramine, Benadryl
lorazepam, Ativan
meclizine, Antivert, Bonine, Meni-D, Antrizine
metoclopramide, Reglan, Metozolv ODT, (Reglan ODT, Octamide, and Maxolon
nortriptyline, Pamelor, Aventyl – has been discontinued in the U.S.
scopolamine, Transderm-Scop
tacrolimus, Prograf, Astagraf XL, Hectoria


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