What does the Patient with Micro-Papillary Cancer PMC Think About Active Surveillance AS vs Surgery? Psychooncology 2017 Jan 26 D’agostino TA et al: 15 patients and 6 care givers Surgery vs AS Two themes were shared by both groups. Deep...More info
Active Surveillance AS or lobectomy Surgery for Micro-Papillary Thyroid Cancer Shriya Venkatesh, BSc http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2016.06.076 The management of low-risk micropapillary thyroid cancer <1 cm in size has come into question...More info
Thyroid No Surgery #3 The Art of Refusing a Surgery for a Small Micro-Papillary Thyroid Cancer It a patient is told they have cancer it can be nervous time for sure. However, not all cancers are the same. Some such as pancreas cancer is very...More info
What Happens When You Don’t Get Expert Opinions On Indeterminate Thyroid Biopsies? Unnecessary Surgery or a Total vs A Lobectomy?
What Happens When You Don’t Get Expert Opinions On Indeterminate Thyroid Biopsies? Unnecessary Surgery or a Total vs A Simple Lobectomy? DF Schneider et al Endo Practice 23(4) 2017 The wrong surgery can cause problems. Some cancers in a...More info
ThyroidNoSurgery.Com: The Place on the Web to Find All You Need to Know About Alternatives To Surgery for Thyroid Nodules,Cysts and Even Some Cancers.
ThyroidNoSurgery.Com: The Place on the Web to Find All You Need to Know About Alternatives To Surgery for Thyroid Nodules,Cysts and Even Some Cancers. Small classic papillary thyroid cancer <1.5 cm treated without surgery by Active...More info
The Age of No Surgery is HERE Even for Thyroid Cancer: Active Surveillance AS. Except for small previously called Follicular variant of papillary cancer, that is now called NIFT-P now downgraded to benign, but still needs removal by simple...More info
What is Active Surveillance AS for Thyroid Cancer? Overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer is epidemic in the world. By age 50, half of the population has at least one thyroid nodule, and by age 90, almost everyone does — making the portion of the...More info
Do You Really Need Thyroid Surgery? Postpone and Get Outside Expert Opinion First. See if you really need it and also how much thyroid should they remove. Some “thyroid cancers” are not cancer at all, but need only a simple less...More info
Thyroid Cancer in 2017: How to decide what you need to do about surgery now or deferred under Active Surveillance?
Thyroid Cancer in 2017: How to decide what you need to do about surgery now or deferred under Active Surveillance? Main issues: Size of the tumor, extra-nodal extension ( outside the lymph nodes), adverse histology, finding lymph nodes on on...More info
Active Surveillance of Micro-Thyroid Cancers: A Lonely Path for Early Active Surveillance thyroid cancer Patients Thyroid cancer patients opting for non-intervention face challenges Patients who choose not to intervene after a diagnosis of...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
2017: The year we Changed how we diagnose and treat thyroid cancer. This year we will not diagnose thyroid cancer as often as in the past.11,000 of 65,000 cases in the past year are now called benign. The thyroid surgery for cancer numbers will...More info