Thyroid Ethanol Ablation PEI 101: Alternative to Surgery or Active Surveillance
At the World Thyroid Cancer Congress in Boston Mayo Clinic’s own thyroid expert Ian Hay presented data on the use of ethanol PEI to treat micro-cancers in patients who refuse surgery and are turned off by long term surveillance with a cancer in their neck during an panel of alternative non-invasive methods for thyroid nodules and cancer. The series was small but the results were promising. The ablation would save money compared to surgery and the expense of long term follow up under Active Surveillance.
Comment: he Santa Monica Thyroid center is looking for patients facing this problem and having a desire to not have surgery and are not interested a lifetime of followup with a cancer in their neck under Active Surveillance. Call Matt at 310-393-8860 for details of Ethanol ablation for micro-papillary cancer.