Thyroid Cancer in the Shark Tank Shark Tank‘s Daymond John Reveals Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Daymond John has had a cancerous mass removed from his thyroid. “I had an extensive physical and they discovered there was a nodule on thyroid,”...More info
The Math/Computer Guys Look at Thyroid Cancer Don’t ask me how they do the modeling. A mathematical simulation model of papillary thyroid carcinoma in The U.S. Carrie Lubitz ,et al Published: May 8, 2017...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
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
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
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
Thyroid Nodules in 2017: A Year of Big Changes in How to Treat Thyroid Nodules The presence of a thyroid nodule causes great concern to the patient. That is why the finding of thyroid nodules with high powered imaging like ultrasound and CT/MR...More info
2017 Thyroid New Years Resolutions: How to Avoid Biopsies and Surgery Background: Too many thyroid ultrasounds on people with no clinical indication. Too many biopsies on small harmless nodules, and too many surgeries on small harmless thyroid...More info
The number of surgical operations to treat patients with thyroid cancer fell by almost half over the past three years, the National Health Insurance Service said on Sunday. From 2012 to 2015, the number of operations to treat the cancer saw the...More info
Cancer Overdiagnosis Awareness is needed because a lot of cancers diagnosed by screening tests will never kill you. That’s when doctors diagnose a disease that won’t cause the death of a patient during the patient’s lifetime...More info