Parathyroid Cancer—Patient Version

Overview

Parathyroid tumors are usually benign (not cancer) and are called adenomas. Parathyroid cancer is very rare. Having certain inherited disorders can increase the risk of parathyroid cancer. Explore the links on this page to learn more about parathyroid cancer treatment and clinical trials.

Treatment

PDQ Treatment Information for Patients

Causes & Prevention

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of parathyroid cancer.

Screening

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for parathyroid cancer.

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

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