New Treatment Paths Further Personalize Thyroid Cancer Treatments

Traditionally, all thyroid tumors were treated the same – a complete removal of the thyroid gland to remove the cancer. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute expert Lawrence Shirley, MD, however, explains that today’s advanced diagnosis capabilities, as well as current research focusing on molecular changes causing those tumors, mean that each patient’s cancer is unique. Specialists at the OSUCCC – James can design treatment options specifically for each person.