Chemotherapy Can Make Cancer Take up Radioiodine Again Larson et al 1/27/17 Molecular Imaging Cancer agent MEK tyrosine kinase inhibitor TI selumetinib returned a RAI/131 refractory thyroid cancer into one that now was able to take up iodine in...More info
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Afirma Gene Expression Classifier GEC: Benign Result:Possibility to Save Unnecessary Surgery Kloss RT Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapy Jan. 24 2017 Paper from the company researcher retell the value of Afirma GEC in saving surgery on...More info
Encapsulated Follicular Variant of papillary carcinoma without invasion should be re-named NIFT-P. Haugen et al Thyroid 1/24/17 American Thyroid Association Task Force review found a week recommendation with moderate quality of evidence to...More info
RAS Mutation in “benign”( NIFT-P)Non invasive follicular tumor with papillary cell features Paulson et al Thyroid 1/24/17 Reviewed 200 cases of follicular variant of papillary cancer FVPTC to locate RAS tumors. 59% were NIFT-P. Of 20...More info
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Thyroid Center of Santa Monica Named Top 40 Thyroid Blog Hi Dr.Guttler, My name is Anuj Agarwal. I’m Founder of Feedspot. I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Thyroid Center of Santa Monica has been selected by our...More info
When do I consider Active Surveillance with deferred surgery for my <1.5 micro-papillary cancer if needed over immediate thyroid surgery?
When do I consider Active Surveillance AS with deferred surgery for my <1.5 micro-papillary cancer if needed over immediate thyroid surgery? GRiffin et al Thyroid Jan. 27 2017, studied 243 cases of thyroid cancer to see how many would have...More info
Thyroid Nodules 2017 Treatment Options in addition to Surgery or Radioiodine. Thyroid Nodule Guidelines from American College of Endocrinology: Gharib et al Endocrine Practice May 12 2016 Thyroid hormone suppression has limited use for most...More info
Thyroid cancer and Pregnancy 60% Thyroid cancer patients before pregnancy had an excellent response to therapy, 15% had structural incomplete response Some thing present of imaging , and 10% had biochemical incomplete Only thyroglobulin but no...More info
Using Ethanol or Radiofrequency Ablation RFA for Those <1.5 cm Classic papillary Cancer in Patients Who Don't Want to Just Use Active Surveillance or Surgery.
Using Ethanol or Radiofrequency Ablation RFA for Those <1.5 cm Classic papillary Cancer in Patients Who Don’t Want to Just Use Active Surveillance or Surgery: The future use RFA and Ethanol ablation have been used in treatment of...More info