Dr. Maria E. Cabanillas on Reducing Time to Treatment for Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Maria E. Cabanillas, MD

Cabanillas says her and her team set a goal of reducing the time between when they are contacted about a patient with anaplastic thyroid cancer, and when the patient is given an appointment time, to fewer than 5 business days.

Maria E. Cabanillas, MD, oncologic endocrinologist, associate professor, MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the need for expediency of getting patients with anaplastic thyroid cancer treatment. Cabanillas says her and a team of medical professionals at MD Anderson Cancer Center set a goal of reducing the time between when they are contacted about a patient with anaplastic thyroid cancer, and when the patient is given an appointment time, to fewer than 5 business days.