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From diagnostic techniques to innovative surgical methods, we provide advanced treatment and diagnostic options for endocrine and thyroid cancers. Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute’s experienced team of medical and surgical oncologists, dedicated nursing staff, support counselors and oncology dietitians reviews every case to provide treatments tailored to your unique needs.

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To make an appointment with our providers, please call 980-442-6400.

Endocrine and thyroid cancer diagnosis at Levine Cancer Institute

Endocrine cancer includes cancers of certain glands located throughout the body, including the following:
  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Adrenal
  • Pituitary
  • Hypothalamus
  • Certain parts of the pancreas

If thyroid or another type of endocrine cancer is suspected, your doctor will perform a thorough physical exam, as well as order tests to determine if a tumor is cancerous and, if it is, whether the cancer has spread.

Possible diagnostic tests include:
  • Biopsies
  • Blood, urine and stool testing
  • Neurological testing, including balance and reflexes
  • Imaging tests
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy

Endocrine and thyroid cancer treatment

To ensure you receive the most comprehensive care possible, from diagnosis to long-term follow-up, our experts from fields such as endocrinology, surgery and radiation oncology all work together to map out the right treatment plan.

Treatment is highly individualized. While we offer standard options such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy, individual treatment varies, depending on factors like your overall health and location of the tumor.

Cancer Care Locations

With 25+ locations, you can find expert cancer care that’s convenient for you.

Patient Resources

  • Pancreatic cancer clinical trials

    In addition to state-of-the-art treatment options, our physicians also conduct clinical trials. Our participation in research trials allows for a better understanding of what leads to endocrine and thyroid cancer and helps us translate this knowledge into new treatment strategies.

    Learn about our latest clinical trials.

  • Cancer support and survivorship programs

    The cancer care process can feel confusing and overwhelming at times – often involving physical, financial and emotional challenges for you and your family. From diagnosis to survivorship, we have numerous resources available to support you during your treatment experience.

    Learn more about our cancer support and survivorship programs.

  • Planetree certification

    To earn the Planetree Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care, we excelled across more than 50 criteria of patient-centered care – qualities that reflect what patients and clinicians say matters most to them.

    Learn about our Planetree Gold Certification for Excellence in Person-Centered Care.

  • Donate to cancer research

    Because of philanthropy, Atrium Health is expanding its resources to fight cancer and bring national-level expertise to communities throughout the Southeast. You can make a difference in the local fight against cancer for children and adults in our community.

    Learn how to donate to cancer research.