63: Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer? Stop & Do Not Rush Into Surgery – Dr. Bryan McIver – Moffitt Cancer Center

If Your Thyroid Cancer is Not Aggressive, Taking Your Time, and Vetting Surgeons and Exploring Treatment Options is Your Best Choice. Bryan McIver, MD, PhDDr. McIver contributes to Moffitt Cancer…

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62: The Financial Risk of Thyroid Surgery With 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 de Souza participates in both…

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61: Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism and TSH Levels → Dr. Victor Bernet – the Mayo Clinic

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 common thyroid disorder in America…

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60: What Happens When Thyroid Cancer Travels to the Lungs? with Dr. Fabian Pitoia from the Hospital of University of Buenos Aires

What Happens When Thyroid Cancer Travels to the Lungs? In this interview, Dr. Fabian Pitoia discusses the treatment for distant metastatic thyroid cancer. Topics discussed include: 10% of thyroid cancer patients will have distant metastatic disease The disease will travel to lungs, bones, or both Treatment with RAI is most effective for those under 40 years old Evaluation of metastatic thyroid cancer in the lungs is a CT scan In 2006, there was a change in the treatment of the disease

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55: Thyroid Cancer and Children with Dr. Andrew Bauer from the Perelman School of Medicine, U of Pennsylvania

Managing thyroid cancer in children, sometimes more complex than adults In this episode Dr. Bauer shares the complexities of managing children with thyroid nodules, and differentiated thyroid cancer. This is a must listen interview for parents whose child has a thyroid nodule or thyroid cancer diagnosis. There are a several important differences in how pediatric thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) present and respond to therapy. Kids are less frequently diagnosed with a thyroid nodule; however, the risk for malignancy is four- to fivefold higher compared with an adult thyroid nodule.

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48: Father, husband, runner, musician, and the lifestyle changes that came after thyroid cancer surgery (Patient Story)

In this interview, some of the key points include:Self-discovered thyroid noduleDiagnosed thyroid noduleFNA and biopsy5 cm noduleJuice cleanse and no more red meat3 hour surgeryRegret about a Friday afternoon surgeryOutpatient…

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46:Surgery is Not More Cost Effective Than Active Surveillance, with Dr. Jeremy Freeman from Mt. Sinai

Dr. Jeremy Freemanwas born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in Toronto. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto, graduating with highest honours. He completed his otolaryngology residency…

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45: Broadway Performer Says No to Thyroid Cancer Surgery → Surveillance Instead

Jody Gelb is a Broadway singer and actress.  Six months ago she was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, during a doctor's visit for an unrelated issue.  This news sparked immediate research…

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42: Is Your Thyroid Surgeon Skilled? 4 Mistakes Resulting from Inexperience, with Dr. James Netterville from Vanderbilt

James L. Netterville, M.D. Mark C. Smith Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Professor of Otolaryngology Director, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery Associate Director, Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and…

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41: Fat, Foggy, and Depressed After Thyroidectomy? You May Benefit From T3, with Dr. Antonio Bianco from Rush University

Antonio Bianco, MDis the Charles Arthur Weaver Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Internal Medicine. He is the president of Rush University Medical Group and vice dean for…

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