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How is pediatric thyroid cancer treated?

Harvey K. Chiu, MD
Pediatrics
Pediatric thyroid cancer is initially treated with surgery ideally by an experienced, high-volume surgeon. Thereafter radiation treatment is used as an adjunct if there appears to be likely residual cancer.

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