Radiation Induced Thyroid Cancer after Brain tumor treatment.
- Four years old Samuel was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
- Age 16 thyroid cancer was diagnosed.
- He died of recurrent Brain cancer at 27.
- Any treatment for cancer as a child especially radiation therapy can be the cause of later onset thyroid cancer.
- Hodgkins’ Disease is a common one to hit young patients.
- Please have your child checked out by an endocrinologist with endocrine neck ultrasound study as their is no blood test for thyroid cancer.
- Call me at 310-393-8860 or [email protected] for an evaluation.
- Father’s comment.