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Endocrine Cancer

Our team has led the way nationally in providing some of the most advanced surgical and radiotherapy treatment options available.

At Baylor Scott & White Health, your patients will benefit from our expert multidisciplinary approach to endocrine cancer care.

The endocrine surgery team pioneered surgery for adrenal gland tumors so patients can now experience less pain and blood loss, plus faster recovery times after surgery. We also developed and performed the first robot-assisted posterior removal of the adrenal gland.

Services

Treatment options may include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Radioactive iodine therapy
  • External radiation therapy
  • Interventional embolization
  • Sterotactic radiosurgery
  • Proton therapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Pain management
  • Clinical trials (when appropriate)

Surgical options may include:

  • Total thyroidectomy
  • Near-total thyroidectomy
  • Subtotal thyroidectomy
  • Lobectomy
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy (PRA)
  • Robot-assisted posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy (RAPRA)

Conditions We Treat

Our multidisciplinary team evaluates and treats tumors of the:

  • Thyroid
  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the GI Tract
  • Parathyroid
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia Types 1 and 2
  • Adrenal gland

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Hematology Oncology at Baylor Scott & White Health

Baylor Scott & White Health offers a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care – including tumor boards specialized by cancer type – to individualize your patient’s treatment plan.

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