Center for Endocrine Tumors

The Center for Endocrine Tumors at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is a comprehensive program specializing in the treatment of all types of benign and malignant endocrine tumors.

The Center for Endocrine Tumors U.S. News & World Report ranks Massachusetts General Hospital third in the nation for treating endocrine diseases. Although many endocrine conditions are benign (non-cancerous), our program combines the resources of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Endocrinology to provide advanced treatment for all patients.

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Our ApproachOur program is one of the largest and most specialized in the country in treating disorders of the endocrine system. Among the innovations that make our program distinct are:

  • Collaboration from a wide range of clinical experts, including endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, specialized nursing staff and a wide range of support services
  • Pioneering approaches to the treatment of endocrine disorders; from the first operation for hyperparathyroidism in 1926 to the most advanced diagnostics, procedures and medical therapies of today
  • Our endocrine surgeons' extensive, high volume surgical experience in the diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, including effective, minimally-invasive procedures
  • Advanced clinical trials to find better therapies for endocrine tumors


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