Thyroid Cancer That is Now a Benign Tumor 101: How do You Find Out The Needle Biopsy Result of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Could Be A Benign Tumor Instead ?

Thyroid Cancer That is Now a Benign Tumor 101: How do You Find Out The Needle Biopsy Result of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Could Be A Benign Tumor Instead ?

Thyroid Cancer That is Now a Benign Tumor 101:  How do You Find Out The Needle Biopsy Result of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Could Be A Benign Tumor Instead ?

Thyroid Cancer That is Now a Benign Tumor 101: How do You Find Out The Needle Biopsy Result of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Could Be A Benign Tumor Instead ?

Thyroid Cancer 101: Looks like Papillary thyroid Cancer but it is Not Cancer.

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Papillary thyroid cancer on the biopsy

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to  NIFT-P Benign Thyroid Tumor after second opinion review.

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Dr.Guttler’s options after you are told you have thyroid cancerThyroid Cancer That is Now a Benign Tumor 101: How do You Find Out The Needle Biopsy Result of Papillary Thyroid Cancer Could Be A Benign Tumor Instead ?

 

  1. The diagnosis of thyroid cancer or any cancer is scary.
  2. Do not rush to surgery.
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  4. Thyroid cancer is rarely an emergency.
  5. You have time to see me for an opinion about the true nature of the nodule.
  6. First I will obtain the original needle biopsy.
  7. I will decide if it fits with the diagnosis of a non-invasive follicular variant of papillary cancer.
  8. It is fits the criteria on review, You have two options.
  9. This lesion could be a benign tumor called Non-invasive follicular tumor with papillary looking cells, or NIFT-P.
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  11. This is not a cancer as previously thought.It does not invade or spread and acts just like any benign thyroid tumor.
  12. Because the best way to diagnosis now is the remove the lobe on the side of the nodule.
  13. Pathology will slice up the capsule in many places to determine if there are signs of invasion.
  14. If there are no signs the Diagnosis of NIFT-P is made.
  15. What does that mean to you as the patient?
  16. No more surgery.
  17. No radio iodine therapy.
  18. With a healthy lobe intact you have a good chance you won’t need thyroid hormone replacement.
  19. You will never have a diagnosis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer.
  20. You will never need long term cancer follow up testing with cancer blood tests, ultrasounds and Thyrogen stimulation testing and diagnostic body scans.
  21. Your insurance will not contain a cancer diagnosis that can influence premiums or life insurance.

 

 

Call me at 310-393-8860 or email to thyroid.manager@proton mail.com BEFORE surgery!You may not have cancer after all even though the biopsy said you had cancer. Dr.G.
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