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Lobectomy for a Large Benign Thyroid Nodule? Second Opinion Saved the Day by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Tue 09 Nov 2010 12:00am 50 Y/O female for second opinion on a referral for a lobectomy for a very large thyroid nodule. The FNA of the nodule was benign, but because of the size her endocrinologists referred her for surgery. The ultrasound described two small insignificant nodules 7 mm each in the opposite lobe. My evaluation revealed a major historical finding not kno ... Read on »
Thyroid nodule by Ahmad.H Posted Sat 25 Sep 2010 12:00am Hello, Today's topic will be about "Thyroid nodule". First let me give a brief introduction about the thyroid gland.  The thyroid gland is the biggest gland in the neck. It's function is to secrete hormones responsible for regulating the body's metabolism. It is situated in the front of the neck, below the larynx. The gland consists of tw ... Read on »
A German Story of a Failed Treatment Plan for a Radiation Exposured Patient With a Toxic Nodule, and the Negative Long Term Effe by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm A 45 Y/O female presented to my center with a thyroid nodule. The history was positive for radiation therapy for a skin problem as a child in Germany. At age 30 she had symptoms of hyperthyroidism, and was diagnosed with a single toxic nodule by thyroid uptake and scan. The endocrinologist in Berlin referred her to a surgeon, who did a lobectomy re ... Read on »
A German Story of a Failed Treatment Plan for a Radiation Exposured Patient With a Toxic Nodule, and the Negative Long Term Effe by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm A 45 Y/O female presented to my center with a thyroid nodule. The history was positive for radiation therapy for a skin problem as a child in Germany. At age 30 she had symptoms of hyperthyroidism, and was diagnosed with a single toxic nodule by thyroid uptake and scan. The endocrinologist in Berlin referred her to a surgeon, who did a lobectomy ... Read on »
Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Patients by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Sep 2011 1:55am Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the  Treatment of Cancer Patients  As laboratory physicians, our contribution to patient care is knowledge:  this is the starting point from which all informed therapeutic intervention proceeds.  How that knowledge is obtained and communicated is the art and science of our profession. ... Read on »
Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer Patients by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 0011 12:00am Minimal Reporting Guidelines for the  Treatment of Cancer Patients  As laboratory physicians, our contribution to patient care is knowledge:  this is the starting point from which all informed therapeutic intervention proceeds.  How that knowledge is obtained and communicated is the art and science of our profession ... Read on »
Low-Dose Radioactive Iodine Destroys Thyroid Tissue Left after Surgery by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 16 May 2012 10:10pm A low dose of radioactive iodine given after surgery for thyroid cancer destroyed (ablated) residual thyroid tissue as effectively as a higher dose, with fewer side effects and less exposure to radiation, according to two European randomized controlled trials published May 3 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read on »
down day by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 06 Oct 2004 12:00am N xxumulRION OD Oh, that looks kind of cool, huh? That's what "An accumulation of" looks like when your hands are shifted one key to the left and you type without looking at either the screen or the keyboard. (I can't see the keyboard very well, actually, since it is in darkness and the monitor's brightness is keeping my pupils ... Read on »
20 Questions??? by Stacey B. Posted Mon 23 Aug 2010 6:51pm Seriously...I've already got 20 questions for my new CF doc! For many years I have given my cancer patients the advice to keep a notebook with them in the days and weeks prior to an important appointment, so they can write down every question that comes to mind to ask their oncologist. Research shows that people on average have 5 questions that ... Read on »
My thyroid, your thyroid by Melissa H. Posted Thu 05 Apr 2012 5:41am You know I had thyroid cancer, right? I don’t talk about it often and I hardly ever think about it. Except, lately, it seems to be popping up everywhere. In the one and only episode of Real Housewives of OC I caught this season (Yes, I know it’s trash. This season, it has become boring trash), one of the women was concerned about her daugh ... Read on »