Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
The UCSF Endocrine Surgery and Oncology program delivers state-of-the-art care surgical care, complemented by a strong clinical research enterprise geared towards discovering effective therapies to treat thyroid and other endocrine cancers. This approach is particularly important for patients who have exhausted conventional therapies. Our lab research is focused on gaining a better understanding of thyroid cancer biology, developing and improving diagnostic and predictive tests, and finding novel and innovative treatments.
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Thyroid disease is increasingly common. In this video, UCSF specialists clearly explain the basics of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer, helping patients make sense of their treatment options, from monitoring to surgery to radioactive iodine.
Sanziana Roman, MD, an endocrine surgeon, discusses a patient’s treatment for a tumor in the retroperitoneum, near the adrenal gland.
Insoo Suh, MD, presents a case history of a patient presenting with an enlarging right lower neck lump first noticed by self-palpatation.
Insoo Suh, MD, gives an overview of endocrine surgery at UCSF and presents a typical primary care scenario that is an indicator of hyperparathyroidism in women.
Insoo Suh, MD, explains the anatomy and function of parathyroids and the effects of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) on the body.
Insoo Suh, MD, discusses screening for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and the tests used in determining a diagnosis.
Insoo Suh, MD, explains why all patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) should be considered for treatment through a parathyroidectomy.
Insoo Suh, MD, discusses the different types of imaging used when preparing for a parathyroidectomy, including the Fluorocholine PET/MRI study exclusively offered at UCSF.
Insoo Suh, MD, describes minimally-invasive surgical approaches performed at the UCSF Advanced Parathyroid Surgery Center.
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery, UCSF, and Sanziana Roman, MD, Medical Director, Endocrine Neoplasia Clinic, UCSF, provide an update on safe endocrine surgical patient care at UCSF.
featuring surgeons who are subspecialty-trained and leaders in the field of endocrine surgery