Clinical Trial: Cancer, Thyroid Cancer

MSK 17-382 Thyroid Cancer

Full Name

Decision making and psychological outcomes in low-risk papillary thyroid cancer


This study is being done to understand the decision-making process regarding management choice in low-risk papillary thyroid cancer.


Inclusion Criteria
  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English Patients who have been diagnosed with LR-PTC as described above
  • For Aim 1, adults with recently diagnosed LR-PTC who have not yet made a choice between surgery and AS
  • For Aim 2, adults with LR-PTC who made a decision about surgery or AS at least 3 months prior, but no more than 4 years prior to their routine follow-up visit at which they are being recruited for this study.
  • Active patients of MSK and participating institutions
Exclusion Criteria
  • Patients who have been diagnosed with a tumor greater than 2 cm
  • Patients with clinically suspicious lymphadenopathy in the neck
  • Patients with evidence of gross ETE after a biopsy of the papillary thyroid tumor
Doctor(s) Running This Study

Accepting New Patients

Surgical Oncology
Area of focus
Breast cancers
Benign disorders of the breast
Thyroid cancer
LVHN Affiliates
Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute
Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence

1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Suite 410
Allentown, PA 18103-6264
United States

2545 Schoenersville Road
Third Floor
Bethlehem, PA 18017-7300
United States

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