Ask your doctor about having regular blood tests or ultrasound exams to look for problems and the possibility of genetic testing.
Other thyroid cancers: People with certain inherited medical conditions have a higher risk of more common forms of thyroid cancer.
Having had head or neck radiation treatments in childhood is a risk factor for thyroid cancer.
Risk depends on how much radiation is given and the age of the child.
It is also known as Multiple Hamartoma Syndrome and PTEN Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome Carney complex, type I: People with this syndrome may develop a number of benign tumors and hormone problems.