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Alternative Treatments For Papillary Carcinoma Thyroid
Please help! what is the treatment of choice for papillary carcinoma thyroid discovered in a hemi thyroidectomy specimen?
Options: Typically, if the carcinoma is 1cm or larger, then the other half of the thyroid is removed. If it is smaller than 1cm and unifocal (as opposed to multifocal), then the other side can be observed or removed. However, it really depends on multiple factors that you and your surgeon will have to discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left thyroid papillary carcinoma. Some follicular cells show hurthle cell/oncocytic changes. Is the treatment generally thyroidectomy & rad. Iodine?
Mymumhad aradiation therapy in her left arm because she had a thyroid papillary carcinoma in 1984.Is it normal that her leftshoulder would becomesmall?
Not normal: Likely the radiation to the left shoulder caused shrinkage or constriction of the arteries causing diminished blood flow to the shoulder/upper arm causing it to shrink. ...Read more
The dartmouth study on papillary thyroid cancer seemed to imply that a watch and wait approach may be appropriate vs.A tt or other treatment. Is it too risky?
Not recommended: Even though papillary thyroid cancer is non-aggressive, it can kill you. It's after all a cancer. Thyroid surgery is now safer, especially in the hand of an experienced surgeon. The risk is much less than leaving a cancer in for a watch and wait aproach. Worst thing to do is to wait 10 yrs until you are now older with more medical problems and now have to go for surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any link btween ringing in ears after diagnosis and treatment of papillary thyroid cancer? Evaluated by ENT and all was normal. On Synthroid too..
What determines if i need rai treatment after thyroidectomy? I have two nodules which are pappilary thyroid cancer.
I've had a papillary carcinoma, or a type of thyroid cancer does anyone know any diet or alternative medicine for this?
No and yes: If your thyroid is low, and you live in the us, take thyroid replacement. If your thyroid is overactive or the problem is a lump in your thyroid you should see a thyroidologist as there are many choics of treatment. ...Read more
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