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You should see an endocrinologist (hormone specialist) for assessment through these ways:
The majority of thyroid cancers tend to grow slowly over 1 – 2 years. If the biopsy indicates the lump or cyst is cancerous, the main treatment is surgery.
With surgery, there may be a risk of injury to the nerve to the vocal cords, which would cause hoarseness. Open surgery is usually recommended, but robotic surgery is available if there are cosmetic considerations. The scar is usually hidden in the armpit or the hairline.
Treatments for thyroid cancer include:
In this article, Dr Tay Hin Ngan shares more about Head and Neck cancers.
Minimally invasive robotic and endoscopic procedures mean an end to scarring and fewer complications for patients.
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