A member asked:

Are there any choices in thyroid cancer treatment?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Vasu Brown answered

Specializes in Integrative Medicine

Yes: Nutrition improves healing of ulcer - protein supplementation esp arginine, citrulline helps in addition give zinc, vit c, multivitamin, vitamin k2.

Answered 12/9/2014


Dr. Patrick Melder answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Two basic: The primary treatment for thyroid cancer (papillary and follicular) is surgical resection, either hemithyroidectomy or total thyroidectomy. Depending on the size of the tumor, radioactive iodine treatment (i131) may be indicated.

Answered 3/12/2020



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