A 41-year-old female asked:
Pap thyroid cancer size 7.5mm & invasive ductal breast cancer. ent said should be ok to remove right half of thyroid only. opinions?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
That's fine: If a thyroid lesion is small and there are no nodes palpable and lesion is central in the lobe with a clean isthmus, the chance after a lobectomy of a new lesion forming is about 7%. A hemithyroidectomy here would be fine.
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