Don’t Have Thyroid Surgery in France! No Pre-op needle biopsy or referral to an endocrinologist. Management before thyroidectomy was terrible leading to excess complications. Adults who undergo thyroidectomy in France often receive...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
Newly Minted Downgrade of Some Papillary Cancers as Benign Saves Excessive Surgery and Costs Less. Agrawal N. et al Endo Practice 23(4) April 2017. The aggressive treatment group’s was twice as expensive for initial treatment for NIFT-P...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.
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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
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
Wake Up Call: Get Outside Opinions Before Any Cancer Treatment for Your Cancer That May Not Be Cancer
Wake Up Call: Get Outside Opinions Before Any Cancer Treatment for Your Cancer That May Not Be Cancer in 2017. Removing ‘cancer’ label from low-risk thyroid tumors may address overdiagnosis, overtreatment April 7, 2017 ORLANDO, Fla. — Clinical...More info
Larger NIFT-P tumors 4.5cm have similarly low risk as smaller ones for Lobectomy only treatment No RAI/131. Outcome of Large Noninvasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-Like Nuclear Features Xu Bin,et al Thyroid. April 2017...More info
RAS in Non Invasive Follicular Tumor with Papillary Cell Features. NIFT-P: Lobectomy is the Surgery of Choice
RAS in Non Invasive Follicular Tumor with Papillary Cell Features. NIFT-P: Lobectomy is the Surgery of Choice Paulson Vera A.,et al Thyroid. April 2017, 27(4): 506-511. Background: Molecular testing of thyroid nodules is increasingly being...More info
ABCs of Thyroid Non-Surgical Ablation Techniques What are the diseases of the thyroid that can be treated by ablation? Benign thyroid cysts (simple and complex ) and parathyroid cysts. Benign Solid Nodules Thyroid cancer lymph node metastases...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