Understanding Thyroid Cancer
Cancer of the thyroid, located in the neck, affects 48,000 patients each year. In this video, Dr. Christine Landry, a surgical oncologist specializing in thyroid cancer at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, helps us understand its diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment expectations. Patients may discover their thyroid cancer by feeling a lump in their neck, having hoarseness of the voice, or experience trouble swallowing. Typically treated by removing the thyroid, this cancer remains quite treatable and many patients can expect to go on with a full life.
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Christine Landry, M.D.
Surgical Oncology, Banner MD Anderson Cancer CenterDr. Landry is a surgical oncologist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. After she earned her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock, she then completed a general surgery residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed fellowships in both surgical oncology and surgical endocrinology at the University of Texas MD... more >