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What is the treatment for parathyroid cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Parathyroid cancer is rare. The treatment is usually surgical removal of affected tissues.

Answered May 29, 2012

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Dr. Ted Leem answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Aggressive surgical therapy is the best choice.

Answered Jun 19, 2013

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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face answered

Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery

Treatment is surgery. This usually entails taking out half of the thyroid, the parathyroid tumor, and the tracheoesophageal lymph nodes. Sometimes, post operative radiation may be considered.

Answered May 12, 2016

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