Thyroid Cancer Support Services

June 15, 2024 
This page was reviewed under our medical and editorial policy by Jee Won Cheong, D.O., assistant clinical professor in the Department of Supportive Care Medicine, Sasan Fazeli, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Karen Tsai, M.D., assistant clinical professor in the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, City of Hope® Cancer Center Duarte.

Living with Thyroid Cancer

At City of Hope, your care continues long after treatment is completed, and we are committed to helping you and your loved ones manage your recovery. Patients have access to our extensive team of supportive care experts, who will help you and your caregivers achieve and maintain a better quality of life during and after your thyroid cancer treatment.

We can help with all of these concerns, and more:

  • Personalized care to help with swallowing issues after thyroid cancer treatment
  • Occupational therapy programs to restore your voice following thyroid cancer surgery
  • Endocrinology services to help regulate your metabolism after thyroid cancer or benign nodule treatment
  • Supportive medicine experts to help with managing pain and symptoms associated with the cancer itself or treatment-related side effects
  • Assistance navigating the health care system, including help with insurance or financial issues
  • Behavioral health experts to help manage your emotional, social and spiritual health
  • Mindfulness and stress management care to reduce stress during and after a thyroid cancer diagnosis 
  • Exercise and movement strategies to help you stay healthy and active
  • Assistance with healthy cooking and eating, particularly for patients who experience swallowing challenges after thyroid cancer surgery
  • Caregiver skills for the friends or families of patients with thyroid cancer
  • Restoring normalcy in your family, job or school routine

Learn more about these resources at our Living with Cancer or Supportive Care Medicine sites.

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