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A Woman With Thyroid Cancer Undergoes Surgery And Directed Radiotherapy
How do I like she confirm thyroid cancer cancer not spread (staging info) before surgery? Http://www.Bbc.Co.Uk/news/world-latin-america-16342
Staging: Staging typically involves the use of imaging and surgery. We use the tools of physical exam, ct scans, mri's, bone scans, and now pet scans to determine if a cancer has spread beyond the originating organ. During surgery, lymph nodes are often dissected out and put under a microscope to see if tumor cells have moved into them, a sign that a cancer has metastasized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Diagnosed w/thyroid cancer in may, got surgery in july and rai treatment in aug 15th. Since then i'm nauseated all the time and no appetite. Normal?
Gland in neck cancer: A malignant growth in the gland in the front of the neck. Cancer can spread and the thyroid needs to be removed. Sometimes there is just one or multiple cancers in the whole gland. Lymph nodes and further spread needs to be evaluated and appropriate therapy given. Overall thyroid cancer has high cure rates. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to know exactly about the "cure" of papillary thyroid cancer(female, age 51 with BRAF V600E),> 20 years,30 years, or a normal span life? Thanks
I'm an 18 year old female. How likely would it be for me to have Anaplastic thyroid cancer? i know it's the most aggressive thyroid cancer.
Unlikely.: Why do you think you may have it? ...Read more
Two pea sized lumps in groin but are slightly moveable. Moveable is a good sign right? 25 female hist of pap thyroid cancer..
Is papillary thyroid cancer stage 1 deadly for a person 51 years old ( no local invasion, no metas, positive BRAF V600E, tumor size 10 mm, female) ?
Not very: The large majority of you folks get a surgical cure. ...Read more
Terrible night sweats since 2009. Enlarged thyroid but ultrasound&blood test were normal.I'm 24/female.Always hot.Mother had thyroid cancer. ?
A friend of me got the diagnosis of thyroid cancer yesterday. He is scheduled for surgery on monday. Wondering about the statistics and prospects?
Most thyroid: Cancers respond well to surgery and other modalities with an excellent chance of long term survival. Others, unfortunately, have a much worse prognosis. It depends upon what they find at surgery. Check the american thyroid assoc. Website for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was treated for stg 4 thyroid cancer in mid 1970's with surgery to remove as many lymph nodes possible and then given RAI dose? Could contribute to?
Thyroid cancer: What is your question? it is not clear what you are asking. contribute to what? ...Read more
Thyroid cancer arises in the thyroid gland. It usually presents as a painless thyroid nodule. Most are papillary-follicular type and have a very good prognosis. Less common are medullary cancers, with an intermediate prognosis. Anaplastic cancers of the thyroid have a poor prognosis and are uncommon. Treatment of thyroid cancers involves removal ...Read more
Radiation oncology is a field of study in which a person specializes in radiation therapy, a treatment in which the patient is exposed to high energy waves or particles such as gamma rays, proton rays, or neutron rays that penetrate his body to destroy cancer cells, or prevent cancer cells from reproducing. A doctor of this specialty ...Read more
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