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Endocrine Cancer Services

Rush offers multidisciplinary care for people with cancerous and noncancerous tumors of the endocrine system — the body’s network of hormone-producing glands. These include tumors that develop in the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, as well as hormone-secreting tumors in the pancreas.

Rush offers the following minimally invasive approaches to diagnose and treat endocrine tumors:

  • Endoscopic ultrasound to diagnose cancer and plan treatment
  • Nuclear scanning to find small tumors or determine whether a treatment is working
  • Fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid