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Thyroid Cancer

  • By: Andrew J. Waskey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The thyroid is a large bow-tie shaped endocrine gland that is found in the human body just below the Adam's apple. The thyroid acts as a cybernetic agent in the human body by steering the rate at which calories are burned. ...

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