Quality of Life
18 years ago Lorrie was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. Then, in 2017 she received a diagnosis of thyroid cancer. In this episode we hear Lorrie
73: The Aggressive Mission to Find Cancer is Going Too Far? with Dr. Gilbert Welch from The Dartmouth Institute
H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH An internationally recognized expert on the effects of medical screening and over-diagnosis Dr. Gilbert Welch’s work is leading many patients
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
96: Thyroid and Prostate Cancer — Surgery Outcomes Sometimes Worse Than No Surgery — Weighing Risks and Outcomes with Dr. Allen Ho
Allen S. Ho MD is Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Program, and Co-Director of the Thyroid Cancer Program at
91: 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
14: 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?