Education, Research, and Clinical Trials
Education for Medical Professionals
The Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center hosts an annual symposium for doctors and health care professionals from across the country.
This innovative program provides a forum to discuss the latest methods for detecting, evaluating, and treating thyroid cancers. And, it enables medical professionals to apply these advances to the care of their own thyroid patients.
Thyroid Cancer Research
Physician-researchers at the Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center of the UPMC CancerCenter and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) are pioneering efforts to develop novel strategies for earlier diagnosis, more effective treatment, and the prevention of thyroid cancer.
Current research projects include:
UPMC Cancer Centers and UPCI currently participate in more than 25 ongoing clinical trials in 14 different types of cancer.
Access to clinical trials
Patients can participate in the most promising therapies for advanced thyroid cancer, including cutting-edge clinical trials, through the Hillman Cancer Center.
» Search for clinical trials at UPMC Cancer Centers.