Will I Need To Be On Medication After Thyroid Cancer Surgery?
While treatment will naturally depend on individual circumstances, most patients will benefit from using thyroid hormone medication on a permanent basis following thyroid cancer surgery. This medication can help balance and maintain proper hormone levels.
Will My Voice Be The Same After Thyroid Cancer Surgery In NYC?
Sometimes, the nerves that control the larynx (voice box) can be disturbed or damaged during thyroid cancer removal, resulting in a scratchy or hoarse-sounding voice. This condition is usually temporary, but on rare occasions, the damage can be permanent. The risk of this complication decreases in the hands of skilled and experienced thyroid cancer surgeons. And, while the risks can never be totally eliminated, Dr. Shin uses an advanced intra-operative nerve monitoring system that can further minimize the risks.