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Angio Invasive Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma
Very treatable: Surgical resection always needed but depending on size of lesion, proximity to isthmus and whether nodes seen on scan procedure of choice decided on. Under 30 years of age lesion very curable even in face of nodes. Over 50 I find surgery may be difficult because of invasion occasionally into larynx and carotid artery. If surgery effective may need p.o. RT. ...Read more
Are papillary and follicular thyroid carcinomas functional or nonfunctional and how do they affect hpa axis?
Left thyroid papillary carcinoma. Some follicular cells show hurthle cell/oncocytic changes. Is the treatment generally thyroidectomy & rad. Iodine?
Is there a connection of recent 4 CM solid kidney mass(will be removed next week) and thyroid cancer 5 years ago(papillary with follicular variant)?
Yes: Maybe the actually diagnosis is "follicular lesions of undetermined significance", which is a very common diagnosis using the new bethesda system. If i had one of these in my neck, i'd be really eager to have it out, but there are variables and your physicain will talk with you about this. ...Read more
Please would like to know what is meant by thyroid shows well defined follicular neoplasm composed of cells with granular cyloplasm , is it cancer?
Need to discuss: With your doctor/endocrinologist. Need more information such as clinical picture, ultrasound results, lab tests etc. This is too important to get diagnosed over the internet. ...Read more
Can papillary or follicular thyroid cancer spread quickly? Or is the only fast spreading thyroid cancer anaplastic?
Please see below: Papillary and follicular thyroid cancers are referred to as differentiated thyroid cancer, which means that the cancer cells look and act in some respects like normal thyroid cells. Papillary and follicular thyroid cancers account for more than 90% of all thyroid cancers. They tend to grow very slowly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Remove lesion: The presence of cancer of the thyroid is best handled by thyroid resection. Depending on the size and location, a lobectomy or total thyroidectomy should be performed. Lymph nodes if present are resected. Radical neck not ut9ilized for node removal. Post oo radio iodine may be indicated and use of those meds to compensate for those anatomical structures removed. ...Read more
Is this normal? I am told yes but i don't think it is. Help!?!?!? So i was diagnosed with follicular thyroid cancer when i was 11 years old, I am now 19 years old. Personally I do not think it is healthy but my doctor says its ok. It has been over 2 years
Thyroid cancer: The good news is childhood thyroid cancer rarely causes death but recurrences of the cancer is common to occur decades later. This is different than other types iof cancer where the tumor recurrences occur early. Please see an endocrinologist who specializes in thyroid cancer for tests to make sure you are disease free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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