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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47: Avoiding Thyroid Cancer Surgery, Depending on the Size with Dr. Miyauchi from Kuma Hospital in Kobe, Japan

You have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and choose no surgery. Although thyroid cancer diagnosis has spiked around the world, a trend is to pass on surgery if the cancer is identified as low risk. In doing so, mortality rate does not increase and it avoids unfavorable events sometimes related to surgery, such as vocal chord paralysis, hypothyroidsm, financial costs, and lifelong thyroid hormone treatment. In this episode, we visit with Dr. hypothyroidism, a pioneer in prescribing active surveillance in place of immediate surgery.

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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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37: Thyroid Cancer Is Not Going to Kill You (Papillary), with Dr. Amanda Laird from Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ

Dr. Amanda Laird, MDis an endocrine surgeon and Chief of Endocrine Surgery at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is currently licensed to…

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