Cancer of the thyroid occurs more often in people who have been exposed to radiation to the head, neck or chest. However, most thyroid cancer can be cured with appropriate treatment.
Thyroid cancer usually appears as small growths (nodules) within the thyroid gland. At the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, you’ll have the advantages of the latest advances in treatment. In addition to superior medical care, you’ll receive practical help for you and your family during treatment and recovery. The team of doctors at Lehigh Valley Health Network who treat your thyroid cancer includes surgeons, endocrinologists and nuclear medicine specialists. They will treat you with respect, kindness and compassion.
The Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, which gives you access to groundbreaking, lifesaving cancer care and breakthrough clinical research right here in the Lehigh Valley. LVHN patients have access to MSK clinical trials. This accelerates the data-collection process so investigational treatments can be approved faster and become available to more patients. See the clinical trials currently being conducted at the Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute.