Shawn Ciecko MD ,Otolaryngologist, Medical School at University of Buffalo, resident in Otolaryngology, head and Neck Surgery at the Duke University Medical Center and ENTandAllergy Associate.
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Male 1: You trained at Duke, are there any things on the horizon to threat thyroid cancer, that they were doing at Duke? Male 2: You know as thyroid cancer becomes more prevalent and which we’re seeing as a trend towards problems of thyroid cancer and as we’re detecting these cancers at a much earlier time, we’re seeing smaller and smaller cancers, we’re becoming more and more minimally invasive with our surgeries. And what I mean by minimally invasive is in the olden days we used to make a large incision o the neck and take out the thyroid gland and it's entirety. We’re able to do a lot of these with much smaller incisions and minimally invasive is defined as an incision smaller than 3.5 centimeters. I know a lot of times this can be done ssafely for small cancers.

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