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Thyroid Cancer

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Referral is indicated
 - if diagnosis is suspected or has been established by FNA, lymph node biopsy or other surgical procedure
 - or if patient has recurrent or metastatic disease in the neck by palpation, ultrasound, and/or thyroglobulin elevation

We follow the guidelines of the American Thyroid Association.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
 - Fine Needle Aspirate result if done
 - Bring cytology slides if there is a question about diagnosis
 - If previously operated on, bring operative and anatomic pathology reports
 - Thyroid ultrasound and Fine Needle Aspiration can be done by Endocrine Surgery at clinic visit
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe 2 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Fax to 734-936-6927
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-936-5738
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician Richard E Burney, M.D.
Mark S. Cohen, M.D.
Paul Glenn Gauger, M.D., F.A.C.S., FACE
David T. Hughes, M.D.
Barbra Sue Miller, M.D.
Revised on: 10/22/2013



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