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.
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.