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|3/6/2009||Hi Lillie Is it possible for breast cancer to spread to the thyroid? My friend and I went through this journey almost 5 years ago, and they saw something on her thyroid on an ultrasound, and now will biopsy it.I told her it is usually bone, liver, brain and lungs, but this thyroid has us worried|
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|3/8/2009||There are many reasons to have a thyroid nodule including benign disease of the thyroid. It is possible but rare to see a breast cancer spread to thyroid. You are correct it is usually bone, liver, lungs or brain. The best answer will come from the biopsy. DS|
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