Our team of physicians at the Thyroid Institute and Thyroid Cancer Center at Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center treat the largest volume of patients with thyroid tumors in the Washington metropolitan area. Our experienced and board certified physicians practice multidisciplinary medicine for the treatment of thyroid cancers and thyroid disorders.
|From left: Douglas Van Nostrand, MD, Leonard Wartofsky, MD, and Kenneth D. Burman, MD, treat thyroid cancers and thyroid disorders.|
Most types of thyroid cancer can be curable when caught early, but often may require aggressive treatment using surgery and/or chemotherapy and radiation. Our Center also uses targeted medical chemotherapy for thyroid cancer, which involves the use of specialized drugs to inhibit proteins that cause the cancer to grow.
Our physicians have written widely-used texts for both physicians and patients about thyroid cancers. and are considered internationally-renowned experts in the treatment of thyroid-related disease.
Multidisciplinary Tumor Board
At our Center, a multidisciplinary tumor board meets each week to discuss new cases and diagnostic and treatment options. Endocrinologists, radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, nuclear medicine physicians and radiation oncologists attend this tumor board, and their combined experience results in optimal diagnostic and treatment options for patients.
Unparalleled surgical expertise
Our surgeons are specialists with many years of experience and extraordinary skill in treating thyroid tumors and thyroid disease. A multidisciplinary team approach, one in which many specialists discuss each and every aspect of your treatment, will provide you with an individualized treatment plan that offers you the best opportunity for treatment success.
Excellence in chemotherapy and radiation
Our medical and radiation oncologists are the area’s most experienced in treating thyroid cancers. Our cutting-edge technologies and experience in medical oncology make us the clear choice for patients with these types of thyroid cancers and disorders.
The internationally-renowned experience of our treating physicians, use of advanced medical technology and access to superior patient care give our doctors the advantage when treating thyroid cancers and thyroid tumors, and our patients the benefit of that expertise and experience.
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 202-877-DOCS (3627).
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