Alcohol Ablation

Alcohol ablation, also known as an ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI), is a newer procedure that can be used to treat thyroid cancer.

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Barium Swallow

A barium swallow is an x-ray imaging test that helps your doctor get a detailed visual of the back of the mouth, throat and esophagus to help diagnose oral cancer or other diseases.

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Cryotherapy for Throat Cancer

Cryotherapy, also known as cryoablation or cryosurgery, is a throat cancer treatment that uses extreme cold to destroy tumors.

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Laryngectomy

Laryngectomy involves surgically removing the larynx to treat throat cancer. The larynx is the area in the throat where the vocal cords live — it allows you to speak and produce sound.

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Neck Dissection

A neck dissection is a surgical procedure that involves removing the lymph nodes in the neck if cancer has spread.

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Oral Cancer Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical reconstruction after oral surgery may be needed to help restore appearance, structure and function of the areas that were affected by the oral cancer surgery.

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Oral Cancer Surgery

Surgery may be used to diagnose, stage and treat cancers in the oral cavity, head or neck. Your Mercy Health doctor will evaluate your case to determine where the cancer is located and what stage it is in to develop the most effective treatment plan for you.

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Pharyngectomy

A pharyngectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the pharynx. The pharynx is the cavity in the back of the mouth that opens into the esophagus.

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Radioiodine Therapy (RAI)

Radioiodine therapy, also known as radioactive iodine ablation, is a thyroid cancer treatment that is used to destroy thyroid tissue that was not removed by surgery.

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Thyroid Biopsy

A thyroid biopsy is a diagnostic procedure that involves taking tissue from your thyroid or from your nodules to test it for thyroid cancer or other thyroid conditions.

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Thyroid Lobectomy

A thyroid lobectomy, also known as a diagnostic lobectomy, is a surgery which involves removing approximately half of the thyroid gland to treat or diagnose thyroid cancer.

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Thyroidectomy

A thyroidectomy is a minimally-invasive treatment for thyroid cancer, non-cancerous thyroid goiter and hyperthyroidism.

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