05: Diagnosis – Identifying Thyroid Cancer More Quickly and with Greater Accuracy with Dr. Joseph Sniezek from Swedish Medical

Hear about the advances in thyroid ultra sound technology, along with the patient process from diagnosis to surgery

 Key topics in this episode include how to research a surgeon, requesting a second opinion, selecting the best hospital, and the challenges faced when operating on the neck.

This episode features Dr. Joseph Sniezek, who is the Medical Director of Head & Neck Endocrine Surgery for Swedish Health Services.

Too often, the time between being told by your doctor to get an ultrasound to biopsy, often results in anxiety and a disconnect between surgeon – radiologist – pathologist. Now, with better technology, especially in the area of ultra sound, the multiple trips to specialists can be eliminated.

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