Dr. Michael Friedman is one of the worlds’s leading thyroid and parathyroid experts and surgeons. He has authored and published numerous articles and textbooks, and has lectured on thyroid and parathyroid surgery all around the world. Dr. Friedman has performed more than 5200 thyroid procedures. Here are some of the questions patients often ask.
Does a thyroid tumor affect my thyroid function?
Thyroid tumors almost never affect function. Patients with a thyroid nodule will usually have normal function. The nodule is something removed because of the risk of malignancy.Continue reading Dr. Friedman answers frequently asked questions about thyroid cancer