Jackson -Pratt (JP) Surgical Drain
A Jackson-Pratt (JP) surgical drain is sometimes placed after surgery. It is used to drain bodily fluids that might collect under or near the incision (where the surgeon cut your skin).
Survivorship: Health Concerns After Thyroidectomy
Information about health issues and concerns after thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer.
Resources for More Information: Thyroid Cancer
This article provides information and links to cancer service organizations that provide support, education, and resources to people with thyroid cancer.