At the Cancer Institute, we have one of the busiest, most accomplished thyroid centers in the Pennsylvania area. People travel from out of state to meet our practitioners because of our skill and experience.
We put our patients first, providing care that is:
To begin diagnosis, we discuss your symptoms with you and perform a physical exam to feel for any lumps or nodules on the neck. We may recommend other tests to confirm a diagnosis:
Once you have an accurate diagnosis, you are ready to begin treatment. You meet with your entire cancer care team shortly after diagnosis.
Treatment often involves surgery to remove either part of the thyroid gland or the entire gland, depending on your diagnosis. After surgery, we may use radioactive iodine treatment. In some cases, we may use chemotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation therapy, or hormone therapy. Find out more about our approach to treating thyroid cancer.