Thyroid Cancer 101: Higher Iodine Intake= More Papillary Thyroid Cancer Iodine intake and thyroid carcinoma–a potential risk factor. Franceschi S1. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 1998;106 Suppl 3:S38-44. Comments on this article...More info
Thyroid Cancer 101: Iodine Promotes Thyroid Cancer growth. Wang J. et al Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;43:1325–1336 Comments on this article: 1. Iodine may trigger tumorigenesis and development of thyroid carcinoma. 2. MicroRNA (MiRNAs) are known to...More info
Thyroid Tumor Ablation Comes of Age at National Thyroid Meeting. Biggest news is thyroid tumor ablation gets a main stream use for treating the primary micro-papillary cancers INSIDE the thyroid gland instead or surgery or observation...More info
Thyroid Tumor Ablation 101: Post One session RFA. Can you operate on a Suspicious Thyroid Nodule ? Surgical and Pathological Changes after Radiofrequency Ablation of Thyroid Nodules Minor scaring but no change enough to alter the cancer...More info
Subclinical Hypothyroidism 101: When to Treat? Diagnose and treat early to avoid hypothyroidism and to prevent goiter and nodule and thyroid cancer. Recent editorial in the NEJMed page 1404 October 5 2017 discusses pros and cons of treatment. My...More info
“Dextrose Method of Critical Structure Avoidance” Official name: Hydrodissection Technique. During workshops endocrinologists will practice dextrose avoidance on gelatin models with simulated “nodule” and...More info
Thyroid Checkup: Signs you may have a thyroid condition. Comments on article by Dr.G. 1. You’re exhausted If you’re still tired in the morning or all day after a full night’s sleep, that’s a clue that your thyroid may be underactive...More info
Revolutionary Devices and Techniques in the Use of The Radiofrequency ablation for thyroid nodules cysts and thyroid cancer.
Revolutionary Devices and Techniques in the Use of The Radiofrequency ablation for thyroid nodules cysts and thyroid cancer. These devices and techniques make RFA even safer and allows endocrinologists to train in RFA and eventually do procedures...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: 90% of Benign Nodules Grow Over 5 Years Alexander EK1, Ann Intern Med. 2003 Feb 18;138(4):315-8. Comments on this article: 1. Nodule volume increased over time (P < 0.001). 2.The estimated proportion of nodules with an...More info
Thyroid Tumor Ablation Workshop for Future Interventional Thyroidologists Santa Monica Thyroid Center’s Richard Guttler is offering a preview tumor ablation workshop inn ethanol PEI and radiofrequency ablation RFA to...More info
Raw Kale Can Cause Thyroid Dysfunction: Yes but only in large quantities raw in salads. Raw kale has goiter causes substances that can cause thyroid dysfunction but only in larger quantities.Cooked kale is safe. Raw Kale contains progoitrin, a...More info
Thyroid Cancer Treatment 101: There is No Safe Amount of Radiation.You will carry all radiation you were exposed to for your whole life.
Thyroid Cancer Treatment 101: There is No Safe Amount of Radiation.You will carry all radiation you were exposed to for your whole life. Don’t go in for radioiodine treatment right after the surgery without careful thought and expert...More info