Advanced Cancer Care

Thyroid Cancer

THYROID CANCER Overview

VS Hospitals provides the best thyroid cancer treatment in Chennai. With modern therapies, most thyroid cancers are diagnosed at an early stage and treated with utmost care.

  • The butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam’s apple is the Thyroid gland. Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of thyroid which help in producing hormones to regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight.
  • Thyroid cancer does not show any symptoms initially. But gradually, it grows and causes pain or swelling in your neck.
  • Thyroid is a small gland shaped as butterfly found at the base of your neck just below your Adam’s apple. 
  • It is a disease in which cancer cells (mutations) form in the tissues of the thyroid gland and develops when cells change or mutate. 
  • It’s most commonly found in people aged 30 and above. Thyroid cancer occurs more often in women compared to men.
  • There are several types thyroid cancers like the Papillary thyroid cancer, Follicular thyroid cancer, Medullary thyroid cancer, Ana-plastic thyroid cancer and some other rare types.
  • In most cases, thyroid cancer can be cured with proper treatment.

2nd

2nd common causes of cancer in women

Below 45

It is rapidly increasing among the younger population aged below 45

10%

The cause of thyroid cancer is 10% for genetic patients

Signs and symptoms

  • A lump (nodule) that could be felt through the skin on your neck
  • Changes to your voice or hoarseness
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Pain in your face, neck and throat
  • Swollen lymph nodes in your neck
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Cough unrelated to cold

Risk Factors

  • Female sex
  • Exposure to high levels of radiation
  • Certain inherited genetic syndromes

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As our valued patient, you are at the center of everything we do – and that will never change.

24/7 Care

Open every day from 8 – 8, with no appointments necessary. Just walk in at a time that works best for you.

Timely Care

We know how busy life can be. That’s why most patients are in and out in less than an hour.

Diet and Nutrition

  • Eat plenty of fruits, nuts and vegetables daily 
  • Intake dried figs on a daily basis. 
  • Consume whole grains and include dried beans (legumes, e.g., chickpeas, edamame, lentils, black beans) for protein.
  • Limit added sugars, processed meats, and alcohol.

 

Prevention

  • Avoid smoking
  • Be physically active fit
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Exercise your neck regularly
  • See your doctor regularly
  • Keep stock of potassium iodide
  • Detect the presence of faulty gene
  • Add selenium in your diet

Focused On Providing The Best Possible Treatment To Our Patients

We Have Created Our Care Practice Specially To Fit Your Needs

VS Hospitals is the Best cancer hospital in Chennai, offering the advanced and affordable cancer treatment with leading Oncologists Surgeons and world-class infrastructure. With 50 Years of Legacy in Healthcare, VS Hospitals, Best cancer hospital in Chennai, has treated the highest number of cancer patients (in PVT. hospital). Super-Speciality – Tertiary Care – Center for Advanced Surgeries – International Medical Tourism @Kilpauk, Chennai.

Diagnosis

  • X-ray
  • CT scan
  • MRI 
  • PET
  • Physical exam
  • Blood tests
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Removing a sample of thyroid tissue 
  • Other imaging tests
  • Genetic testing
  • Ultrasound

Key Services

  • Surgeries
  • Radiation therapies
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapies
  • Targeted therapies

Key Facilities

  • Well-equipped operation theatres with advanced treatments to perform all the major and minor oncologic surgeries.
  • Customized surgical intensive care unit to handle oncological emergencies and also treat post-operative patients.
  • Administration of Chemotherapy by trained staffs and nurses.
  • Specialized day care units for short surgical procedures and chemotherapies.
  • Diagnostic radiology services comprising CT scan, Imaging tests, Mammogram, Ultrasound and guided procedures.

Thyroid Cancer Treatment in Chennai

According to a recent medical survey, thyroid cancer may develop at any age in both men and women but it is much more likely to develop in women who are aged between 20 to 30. We help you get the various therapies to help you recover by providing you with the best thyroid cancer treatment in Chennai. If you get any irresistible pain in your face, neck or throat with difficulty in swallowing or hoarseness contact us to get guidance from our medical experts and trained staff who will assist you in providing the best thyroid cancer treatment in Chennai.

Thyroid Cancer Treatment in Chennai

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