Dr Oz did a segment on Thyroid Cancer: Fastest Growing Cancer in Women and followed it up with this segment on how to do a thyroid self exam to detect Thyroid Cancer before it is too late. If you find Thyroid Cancer early, it is 97% curable. All you need for Dr Oz’s Thyroid Test is a glass of water and a mirror:
Dr Oz’s Thyroid Self Exam
1. Find your thyroid gland by first locating your Adam’s Apple. In a man, it is pretty obvious where the Adam’s Apple is, but if you have trouble finding it, the swallow and feel for a lump in your throat – this is the Adam’s Apple. Move two fingers below the Adam’s Apple and that is where your thyroid is (right above the sternum).