28: What You Must Know About Hashimoto’s Disease with Dr. Brittany Henderson

Brittany Henderson, MD, ECNU is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, with advanced training in thyroid disorders, including Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves Disease, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio,…

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25: Thyroid and Prostate Cancer — Surgery Outcomes Sometimes Worse Than No Surgery — Weighing Risks and Outcomes with Dr. Allen Ho

Allen S. Ho MDis Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Program, and Co-Director of the Thyroid Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. As a fellowship-trained…

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24: Professional Triathlete, Ironman Champion, and Facing Thyroid Cancer with Karen Smyers

In this episode, we hear Karen describe what the calls, ‘character building’ moments, including how she approached thyroid cancer in the midst of of preparing for the 2000 Olympics. Other obstacles included a torn hamstring, being hit by a 18-wheeler, and a broken collar bone. Regardless of the obstacle, Karen was able to stay focused on and win the Pro National Ironman Championship. At 42 and post thyroid cancer, Karen gave birth to her second child. Listen to this episode and you will be inspired by Karen’s determination, perseverance, and approach to living life to the fullest. And, in some cases pushing boundaries and achieving what some would say not possible.

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22: Hypothyroidism and Combination Therapy of T3 and T4 with Dr. Martin Milner from Portland, Oregon

Slow release, and combination therapy of T3 and T4, is proven effective for the treatment of hypothyroidism and total thyroidectomy patients. Dr. Milneris well published with texts, medical journal articles…

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21: No Biopsia es 100% Exacta⎥Exámenes Moleculares son los Mejores, con Dr. Paul Y. Casanova

Dr. Paul Y. Casanova-Romero, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.E, E.C.N.U, que se unió a Palm Beach Diabetes y Endocrine Specialists en 2012, recibió su grado médico con honores (Summa Cum Laude) y Doctor en Ciencias Médicas (DMSc), de la Universidad de Zulia, la Escuela de Medicina en Venezuela. * ¿Cómo se identifican los nódulos y por qué ocurren? autoexamen o en la oficina del médico * La mayoría de los nódulos son benignos pero ocurren porque en mas de 70% de la población * ¿Qué tests puede realizar un médico para evaluar el nódulo? * Ninguna test es 100% * Ultrasonido - qué están buscando en general * Que es ojo fina y el proceso general * Tests moleculares * ¿Qué tipos de resultados se pueden obtener de la citología y qué significan? * La mayoria de ojo finas son benigno

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20: Thyroid Cancer Patients Report Poor Quality of Life After Diagnosis and Treatment → Dr. Aschebrook and Dr. Grogan from UChicago Medicine

No thyroid = Poor Quality of Life and Depression (For Many Patients) The 5-year survival rate for invasive thyroid cancer is 97.9%, and the 10-year survival rate is more than…

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19: A Must Listen Episode Before Getting Surgery – Do Not Do It Alone, with Dr. VanNostrand

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15: Cancer Phobia?⎥Don’t Sacrifice Your Thyroid, with Dr. José A. Hakim – Hospital Universitario Santa Fe de Bogotá

No todos los cánceres de tiroides deben ser operados. No todos los nódulos tiroideos deben ser biopsiados. La mitad de la población tiene nódulos tiroideos. El 10% de esos nódulos tienen cáncer. En Colombia, 2,5 millones de personas tienen cáncer de tiroides. 15 millones de personas tienen cáncer de tiroides en los Estados Unidos, y lo más probable es que no lo sepan. Los estudios muestran que el 30% de los cadáveres tienen nódulos tiroideos con cáncer. Comprender las repercusiones de hacer una biopsia. Si se trata de un nódulo que no requiere cirugía, incluso si es cáncer, decirle a un paciente esto a veces hace más daño en la forma de estrés emocional que lo que es necesario.

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