A member asked:

What is the treatment for parathyroid cancer?

6 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

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

Answered 5/29/2012


Dr. Ted Leem answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Surgery: Aggressive surgical therapy is the best choice.

Answered 6/19/2013


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

Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery

Parathyroid cancer.: 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 5/12/2016



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