Thyroid Cancer

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is ready to help. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing patients with the highest-quality treatment, long-term surveillance, and follow-up care.

Making an Appointment

Call 800-525-2225
Mon–Fri, 8:30 AM–5:30 PM, ET

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Patient Care Facilities

We provide patient care at locations in New York City and at state-of-the-art facilities in New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester County.

Total vs. Partial Thyroidectomy

The size and location of a thyroid tumor determine the type of surgery that may be recommended.

Radioactive Iodine Therapy

Some thyroid cancer patients may benefit from radioactive iodine therapy after surgery.

Lymph Nodes in Thyroid Cancer

Removing suspicious lymph nodes during thyroid cancer surgery does not improve survival for most patients.

Thyroidectomy
Iodine Therapy
About Lymph Nodes