Thyroid Cancer

    Overview

    The thyroid is a gland that is located in the base of your throat, beneath your Adam's Apple, in front of the windpipe. Thyroid cancer may present with no symptoms. It can be treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination thereof.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Michael Jakoby, MD

    Division Chief of Endocrinology Endocrinology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 0300 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Pardis Javadi, MD

    Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Care
    720 N. Bond Street Springfield , IL 62702
    Provider

    Arun Sharma, MD

    Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Care
    720 N. Bond Street Springfield , IL 62702
    Provider

    Emily Sturm, MD

    Surgical Oncologist Cancer Care, General Surgery
    315 W. Carpenter St. 2nd Floor, Clinic C Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Stacey Ward, ACNS-BC

    Endocrinology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 0300 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Vanessa Williams, MD

    Endocrinologist Endocrinology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.