83: The Financial Risk of Thyroid Surgery → Dr. Jonas de Souza – Oncologist, Medical Director at Humana
Death rate of papillary thyroid cancer is less than .001%, however, thyroid cancer surgery results in job loss or unemployment in 40% of patients. Jonas
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis affects 14 million people in the United States alone,1 making it not only the most common form of thyroiditis but also the most
67: Cuando Se Les Dice que Tienen Cáncer de Tiroides → Las Cinco Preguntas Más Comunes de los Pacientes, con el Dr. Eduardo Faure
In this episode, we visit with Carla. She had thyroid cancer surgery. During the interview, we discuss:
* 50 biopsies of the first nodule
* 5 cm nodule
* Weight gain
* Support from family
Does number 1 surprise you? The #1 most prescribed drug in America is thyroid replacement hormone.
The best thyroid surgeons share these 5 things in common. Often, patients are told questions to ask their surgeon. But, more important, might be the
How often does thyroidectomy result in surgical errors or unwanted outcomes? The answer is much more often than reported. The reported surgical error rate for papillary thyroid cancer is 2 – 3%, however, research reveals errors are nearly six-times that number.