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I might have thyroid cancer in one side of the thyroid, shall I remove the entire gland or just the side affected? Is there any other medication that can cure me without surgery?

1 Doctor Answered
If it is thyroid cancer of size more than 1 cm It is preferable to go for total thyroidectomy. You would also need radioiodine therapy after the surgery. Thyroidectomy can be performed robotically or laparoscopically with no visible scar with excellent results.
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