Dr. Gregory Randolph on Pre-Surgical Laryngeal Assessment in Patients With Thyroid Cancer

February 26, 2016
Gregory Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE

Randolph says pre-operative loss of voice tracks "robustly" with invasive thyroid cancer, and being aware of this issue before surgery helps surgeons better treat their patients.

Gregory Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE, director, Division of General Otolaryngology, director, Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirm, discusses the new dynamic of voice and laryngeal assessment around surgery for thyroid cancer. Randolph says pre-operative loss of voice tracks "robustly" with invasive thyroid cancer, and being aware of this issue before surgery helps surgeons better treat their patients.