Thyroid Nodules | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Is my thyroid nodule cancer? If it isn’t now, does this mean that I am more prone to developing thyroid cancer?
  • Will my children be more likely to get thyroid nodules?
  • What is the best treatment for my thyroid nodules?
  • If I have one thyroid nodule now and it goes away, will it come back?
  • What can I do at home to prevent thyroid nodules?
  • Do you have any educational materials I can read?
  • Do you recommend any web sites?


Thyroid Nodules by MJ Welker, MD; D Orlov, MS, CNP (American Family Physician February 01, 2003,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 04/03