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Cancer; Prevention

Shining a light on the parathyroid glands – literally

The parathyroid glands are important, but also tiny and tough to see during surgery. Find out how a new and advanced technology helps our surgeons in Frisco protect patients' parathyroid glands and reduce post-surgery complications.

Cancer; Prevention

Thyroid nodules and treatment: Get the facts

Many patients panic when they hear the words “thyroid nodule.” Is it cancer? Will it grow? Do I need surgery? In this week’s blog, Iram Hussain, M.D., discusses how thyroid nodules are found, diagnosed, and treated. Learn more.

Cancer

Frisco RoughRiders exec stares down thyroid cancer with help of his UT Southwestern 'team'

Frisco RoughRiders COO Scott Burchett found out he had thyroid cancer two days before he learned his wife was pregnant with twins. In his time of emotional turmoil, he turned to UT Southwestern's team of nationally recognized physicians to help him stare down the disease and become the dad he always hoped to be.

Cancer; Prevention

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Ana Islam

Dr. Ana Islam is an endocrine surgeon at UT Southwestern Frisco specializing in treating patients with thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal gland disorders.