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Thyroid cancer information

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) information

A nurse specialist will be involved in the care of patients with thyroid cancer, and you might find the following booklets helpful:

Your multidisciplinary team (MDT) for thyroid cancer

The Head and Neck Cancer Nurse Specialist Service

More information

Click on the coloured text links below for general information which you may find helpful:            

Tests and investigations

Click on the above link to see if there is any online UHL information on the tests and investigations you may require. Use the search box to find out.

Chemotherapy and other drug therapies

UHL and other information about chemotherapy, hormone therapy, biological therapy (including immunotherapy) and other drug therapies.  Please note that not all therapies are suitable for all types of cancer.           

Radiotherapy

UHL and other information about radiotherapy treatment. Please note that radiotherapy is not suitable for all types of cancer.            

Eating, appetite or taste

Local and other information that you may find useful if you have eating problems as a result of your cancer or its treatment. 

Support groups 

For a list of cancer support groups in the local area please click on the heading above.          

Further information

If you would like more information, including detail of how to contact a nurse specialist, please contact the Cancer Information Centre.  Alternatively, click on the heading above for details of other organisations that may be able to help you.           

Information in languages other than English   

To find out if there is any information about cancer, cancer treatments and living with cancer available in your preferred language, please click on the heading above, or contact the Cancer Information Centre

This page last reviewed 18/06/2021