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Thyroid Cancer

As a head and neck surgeon, Miriam Lango MD has a special interest in thyroid tumors with treatment expertise in complex, revision and minimally invasive thyroid surgery.As a head and neck surgeon, Miriam Lango MD has a special interest in thyroid tumors with treatment expertise in complex, revision and minimally invasive thyroid surgery.

When facing thyroid cancer, where you go for care—and how quickly you are seen—can make a big difference. At the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, we work with you to choose a treatment approach that offers the best chance of controlling your cancer, preserving thyroid function, and reducing the risk of recurrence. 

At Fox Chase, we draw upon the nationally-recognized experience of our multidisciplinary medical team to make individualized decisions for your type and stage of thyroid cancer. The head and neck oncology team meets regularly to review new or challenging cases in-depth and reach a consensus on treatment strategies. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to offer the most thorough and personalized care as well as access to innovative therapies for your cancer.

Why choose Fox Chase?

  • Highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education
  • A Blue Distinction Center SM  designation for thyroid cancer treatment
  • Multidisciplinary team of physician leaders in the thyroid cancer field 
  • Full spectrum of care for thyroid cancer—from detection through survivorship 
  • Significant experience with open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery
  • Access to clinical trials for emerging and innovative therapies for thyroid cancer
  • Next business-day appointments with our thyroid cancer specialists