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A 36-year-old female asked:

What's the recommended treatment for papillary thyroid cancer, multifocal, follicular variant, infiltrative? i had a hemi & isthmectomy for a 3.5cm benign nodule, diagnosed to be malignant post op. would i need completion total thyroidectomy & rai?

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Dr. Norma Jo Waxman
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Most likely : Please consult with an endocrine surgeon, who most likely whole work out of an academic University Hospital Unlike most general and community based ENTs, endocrine surgeons specialize in treatment of thyroid cancer

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