Detecting Thyroid Cancer Early
July 1, 2010 – Many types of thyroid cancer are considered highly curable if detected early. In this episode of Cancer Connection, Siteman Cancer Center surgeon Bruce Haughey, MB, ChB, discusses symptoms, early detection and the advances in treatment for thyroid cancer patients. Haughey says the treatment for thyroid cancer typically involves a delicate surgical process. Because of this he stresses the importance of having an experienced team. He says through thorough evaluation, treatment and excellent follow up by an experienced team, most thyroid cancer patients are usually given a good prognosis.