Parathyroid Cancer

Advanced treatment for parathyroid cancer in San Diego

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Advanced treatment for parathyroid cancer in San Diego

Scripps oncologists treat parathyroid cancer with expertise and the most advanced treatment options. Most parathyroid tumors are treated with surgery, and when possible, Scripps surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery that uses small incisions, potentially resulting in shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.


Our cancer teams personalize treatment to eliminate cancer while maintaining your quality of life. Our multidisciplinary, collaborative board of cancer specialists reviews complex care plans to ensure patients receive the best possible care from diagnosis to recovery.

Parathyroid cancer treatment

Parathyroid cancer is a rare form of cancer in which malignant cells form in the tissues of a parathyroid gland. Parathyroid cancer is a type of endocrine cancer, which means it affects the cells that produce hormones.

Parathyroid cancer treatment locations

Scripps diagnoses and treats parathyroid cancer at numerous locations throughout San Diego County. From Chula Vista and La Jolla to Encinitas and beyond, our extensive network of Southern California cancer care centers includes:


  • Four Scripps hospitals on five campuses
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Specialty cancer treatment centers


For details on specific centers and their services, visit cancer care locations.

Support groups, services and resources

As leaders in cancer care, we know what it takes to fight a winning battle. That’s why we equip our patients with the support and resources necessary to achieve their best possible outcome. From connecting you with support groups and services to empowering you with the latest resources and research, Scripps helps you along every step of your cancer journey.