14: Regarding Thyroid Cancer, Are You a Minimalist or a Maximalist? with Dr. Michael Tuttle from Sloan Kettering

Regarding Thyroid Cancer, Are You a Minimalist or a Maximalist? Often, surgery is not necessary to treat thyroid cancer, but much of the decision will depend on the patient characteristic. During this interview, Dr. Tuttle discusses the following points: Challenges of managing thyroid cancer as outlined by the guidelines Scaling back care for insurance-challenged patients, and adopting a plan that gets the same result without needing the expensive tests Desired outcome is survival and no recurrence, a third is for no harm that would be caused by an unnecessary surgery Unwanted side affects of thyroid cancer include nerve damage, parathyroid damage, and infections

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17: Treating Thyroid Patients For 40 Years ⇒ Lessons Learned from Two Patients, with Dr. Elaine Kaptein from USC

In this interview, Dr. Kaptein discusses the need to consider each patient before making treatment decisions. In some cases, this may mean foregoing the removal of cancerous lymph nodes.

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16: Hypothyroidism | Weight Gain, Fatigue, and Sluggishness, with Dr. Alan Farwell from Boston Medical Center

Thyroid surgery and RAI sometimes results in hypothyroidism Most common cause is Hashimoto’s disease Weight gain, dry skin, constipation Very few symptoms unique to hypothyroidism Sleep apnea and being tired all of the time and weight gain. Brain fog and difficulty concentrating Blood tests diagnose hypothyroidism based on TSH levels, when elevated means it is not working too well. Explaining TSH in laymen’s terms Normal TSH in the U.S. is .3 to 3.5 Treating for feel rather than a number People with elevated TSH have many of the hypothyroid symptoms, but people with normal TSH levels may also have hypothyroid symptoms

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12: Información Importante Sobre el Hipertiroidismo con el Dr. Alejandro R. Ayala del Universidad de Miami

En este episodio explora los siguientes temas: Opciones de tratamiento para la enfermedad de Graves. Opciones de tratamiento para el hipertiroidismo. Peligros de la medicación del hyperthyroidism. Síntomas del hipertiroidismo. Dr. Alejandro Ayala obtuvo su doctorado de la Universidad Federal Fluminense en Río de Janeiro, Brasil, en 1992, y completó su residencia en medicina interna en la Universidad Federal de Sao Paulo.

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11: When Your Medical Professional Gets Thyroid Cancer with Dr. Aime Franco from University of Arkansas

Dr. Aime Franco from University of Arkansas is a leading thyroid cancer researcher and has overcome thryoid cancer. We discuss quality of life post surgery. During this interview we explore the following: Does thyroid cancer have a good prognosis compared to other cancers because its different or because we are aggressive with surgery and radiation therapy? What were some personal insecurities when facing thyroid cancer surgery? What are the questions in regard to TSH that the medical community is overlooking?


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10. Advanced Blood Testing and Cellular Biology with Dr. Mark Engelman from Phoenix, Arizona

The next generation of lab testing and diagnosis has arrived with resources such as Cyrex Labs and Nutreval. How well does your body make energy? How does your body repair? How well are your anti-oxidants working? How well do you rid your body of free radicals? Are you pre-conditioned to crisis? In this episode, hear from Dr. Engelman, recognized as one of the top doctors in functional integrative medicine, he has advanced degrees and certifications in functional, metabolic, anti-aging and stem cell medicine.

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06: Monitoring Recurrence of Thyroid Cancer by Measuring Thyroglobulin (Tg) and TgAb with Dr. Carole Ann Spencer from USC

In this episode, Dr. Carole Ann Spencer, Professor of Medicine at University of Southern California, discusses the importance of testing for thyroglobulin-antibodies and thyroglobulin.

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Dr. Wendy Sacks

07: Best Time of Day to Take Your Thyroid Medication and Other Questions for the Endocrinologist with Wendy Sacks, M.D. from Cedars Sinai

Today's guest is Wendy Sacks, M.D., endocrinologist in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and the Thyroid Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles.

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