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Link to Thyroid Cancer in Humans May be Found in Cats by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Mon 28 Oct 2013 7:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
thyroid & thyroid cancer, 101 by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Nov 2004 12:00am 1 Comment It was brought to my attention today that I use a lot of terms and abbreviations that are not familiar to anyone who hasn't had thyroid problems, or thyroid cancer. So I thought I would put together an entry of the most common terms and abbreviations I use. First, the thyroid is a little gland shaped like a butterfly on ... Read on »
Freaky Friday Medical Fact ~ Thyroid Cancer by Mandy .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:26pm Freaky Friday Medical Fact ~ Thyroid January is thyroid awareness month. For my first “Freaky Friday Medical Fact” I chose these interesting facts about thyroid cancer. • Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine cancer. Thyroid cancer is a cancerous tumor or growth located within the thyroid gland. • Thyroi ... Read on »
Thyroid Cancer and Enviornmental Factors by robs723 Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 8:01pm So, I'm totally piggybacking off of last night's stupid cancer radio show, and fine tuning it to what I know about the environmental factors contributing to thyroid cancer, along with some theories. This topic isn't just timely b/c of the radio show, which you can listen to here, if you missed it, but also w/ yesterday's news article about ... Read on »
Mouse Model of Thyroid Cancer by Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 8:00pm Description of Invention: This technology describes a mouse model of thyroid cancer where the phosphatidy-linositol 3-kinase (Pl3K)-AKT/protein kinase B-signaling pathway is overactivated. These mice have a knock-in dominantly negative mutant thyroid hormone receptor beta gene (TRbetaPV mutant) that spontaneously develops thy ... Read on »
What is anaplastic thyroid cancer by rita359 Posted Sun 03 Feb 2013 1:56pm Anaplastic thyroid cancer is a very rare form of thyroid cancer, which is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer and unfortunately is often lethal.  This type of cancer, also known as undifferentiated thyroid cancer, thankfully is the case in only 1-2% of all cases of thyroid cancer.  It usually develops in older people, over the age of 60, ... Read on »
How to Explain the Surge in the Diagnosis of Cancer of the Thyroid by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Mar 2014 12:00am I have posted a number of notes about incidentalomas which are benign lesions in the lungs, as only one example, which may be better undetected (see, for example: How to Avoid the Risks of a CT Incidentaloma ;  More (and Interesting) Discussion about Incidentalomas ). Once even a hint of a lung lesion appears in ... Read on »
What is Thyroid Cancer Ultrasound Lymph Node Mapping, and why do I need to have one BEFORE my Cancer Surgery? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 6 Comments Prior to the new approach to thyroid cancer, the radio-iodine whole body scan WBS, was the mainstay of diagnostic cancer studies. Along came highly sensitive cancer markers, Thyroglobulin TG, and the TG antibody. The WBS was poor at detecting recurrence. The addition of the newer high frequency ultrasound was better at finding recurrences, than the ... Read on »
Got thyroid cancer? Take this … by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 8:23am Got thyroid cancer? Take this survey from international coalition of patient advocacy groups. Ends Fri! # stupidcancer Read on »
Radiation Exposure Associated With More Aggressive Thyroid Cancer, Worse Outcomes by Katherine B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:09pm CHICAGO – Patients with thyroid cancer who have previously been exposed to radiation—for example, in the workplace, through environmental exposure or for treatment of acne or another condition—appear to have more aggressive disease and tend to have worse outcomes in the long term, according to a report in the April issue of Archives of Otolaryngo ... Read on »