If thyroid cancer is to be treated at an early stage, it can be diagnosed. For which Thyroid cancer surgery is the only option.
While deciding the treatment options for a particular patient, the doctor will consider the following factors and can decide the individual treatment plan.:
For most thyroid cancer, surgery is the first line of treatment. Depending on the type, size, stage, risk group, and location of cancer, you may have one or more of the following types of surgery.
Main disadvantage is that papillary thyroid cancer recurrence cannot be detected with help of radioiodine scans and thyroglobulin blood tests.
It is the most common type of surgery done worldwide.
When to consider total thyroidectomy:
Disadvantage is that patient will need to take daily thyroid hormone pills. But one advantage of this surgery over lobectomy is that thyroid cancer recurrence can be detected using radioiodine scans and thyroglobulin blood tests.
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