Living with thyroid cancer

It can be difficult to find out that you have thyroid cancer. It’s normal to feel angry, sad, upset and shocked. You might worry about what will happen and how you will cope.

Getting practical and emotional support can help you cope with your diagnosis and treatment.

Coping with thyroid cancer

There are people who can help and things you can do to help cope with a diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

Life after thyroid cancer surgery

After thyroid cancer surgery, you need time for your body to recover and for your wound to heal.

Resources and support for thyroid cancer

There are organisations, support groups, videos and other resources to help you cope with thyroid cancer and treatment.

Sonia's story

Read Sonia's thyroid cancer story about getting diagnosed, radiation treatment and life after cancer.

Last reviewed: 
13 Sep 2023
Next review due: 
13 Sep 2026