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Thyroid Cancer

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Criteria for referral to MEND
  • New diagnosis of thyroid cancer after a FNA biopsy of a thyroid nodule
  • Patient with known thyroid cancer and concern for recurrence
  • Patient with known thyroid cancer and persistent disease
Do not refer
  • Patient with known history of thyroid cancer diagnosed >5 years ago and no concerns for recurrence
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Tests required prior to referral
  • Neck ultrasound
  • TSH
  • Free T4
  • Thyroglobulin (and thyroglobulin antibodies)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Appointment Timeframe Expedited if new confirmed diagnosis of thyroid cancer
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800 962-3555
Patients: 866 266-5211
Clinic Location Sites Domino's Farms
Brighton Health Center
Chelsea Health Center
East Ann Arbor Health Center
Northville Health Center
Saline Health Center

If thyroid cancer surgery within the last 2 years, or a concern for complex thyroid cancer (positive lymph nodes, metastasis), or concerns for residual cancer - refer to the Multidisciplinary Endocrine Oncology Clinic.
UM Consulting Physician MEND Faculty
Revised on: 04/22/2016



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