DR. Guttler’s comments on this article. Ultrasound is still an operator dependent procedure. Biopsies will still be done of nodules that are shown by risk assessment not to need a biopsy. 1. US cancer risk stratification systems prove...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Comments on this article. 1. It is too soon to say whether identifying new genetic mutations in certain patients will lead directly to improved outcomes. 2. 3 types of genetic distinct forms of thyroid anaplastic cancer. 3...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Radioiodine Therapy When to use it? Dr. Guttler’s comments on this article. It should never be used without extensive evaluation by expert thyroid cancer specialists. Exceptions are high risk cancers with TERT mutation...More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments on this article. All patients need to have thyroid tests before they get pregnant or as soon as they know they are pregnant. This complication of severe thyrotoxicosis could have been found and treated early in the...More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments on this article. Why do Male patients have 50% greater risk of heart diease than females with thyroid cancer? Prior use of doses of LT4 to keep TSH low is a main cause. Older males and those who were over...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Which is Better ThyroSeq v2 or Afirma? Comments by Dr.Guttler 1.ThyroSeq v2 had higher specificity than Afirma GEC and allowed more patients to avoid surgery. 2.Long-term surveillance is necessary to assess the false-negative...More info
Dr.Guttler’s comments 1.The increase in risk is small with minimal thyroidal extension (mETE) 2 Patients with no nodal involivement disease the risk is within the low-risk of recurrence category at 3.5% with mETE. 3. mETE has no impact on...More info
Benign Thyroid Diseases of of hyperthyroidism, and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis have Increased Risk of Thyroid Cancer
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis after before and treatment. Graves Disease DR.Guttler’s Comments on this article 1.We have know for a long while that increased risk of differentiated thyroid cancer, including regional/distant disease...More info
Canned dog food recalled for containing beef thyroid glands with thyroid hormone. Dr.Guttler’s Comments on this article. A similar outbreak in humans of beef contaminated with thyroid glands from neck meat. It was called hamburger...More info
Women are diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer three times more often than men as cases of thyroid cancer triple in the last 30 years.
Dr.Guttler Comments on this article. 1.Dr. Gary Clayman is the founder of the Clayman Thyroid Cancer Center in Tampa Florida, and has performed more than 400 thyroid cancer operations over the last 20 years. 2.Women are diagnosed with thyroid...More info
Could your furniture be making you sick? Comments by Dr.Guttler The culprit may be lurking right inside your home, in the form of flame retardant chemicals. Flame retardants, are located in many different things in the home. In your sofa, in...More info
The Sad State of Alternative Treatment for Benign Thyroid Nodules in the USA. There is Plenty of Blame to Go Around.
The Sad State of Alternative Treatment for Benign Thyroid Nodules in the USA. There is Plenty of Blame to Go Around. Major companies (Covidien and Medtronic decided several years ago to ignore all the research coming out of Korea and refuse to...More info