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What is the treatment for parathyroid cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Surgery: Parathyroid cancer is rare. The treatment is usually surgical removal of affected tissues.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill commented
Family Medicine 23 years experience
The most important thing is to find a very good ENT surgeon who is experienced in this type of surgery
May 29, 2012
Dr. Ted Leem
Dr. Ted Leemanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
Surgery: Aggressive surgical therapy is the best choice.
Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
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.

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Last updated May 12, 2016

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