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External Radiation After Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Sore Throat
I have been having a feeling like someting was stuck in my throatfir aprox 2yrs on & off now my throat is sore does it sound like thyroid cancer?
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
Yellow pus on tonsils Took Bactrim DS had same thing 4 mo ago have no sore throat 99.8 f & headache have Recurrent Pap Thyroid cancer metastatic
So thyroid nodules. Quite a few, and a couple over 1.5cm. Bx on tues.Chronic sore throat&nodules so big it's hard to swallow. Waiting on bw. ?Cancer or
Not necessarily: Hope your biopsies are benign.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had a scratchy burning sore throat for 1 month. I have a pain in the thyroid area and tightness with lump feeling in throat. Throat cancer?
Unusual: In most cases, external beam should be considered only if i-131 and surgery have failed. Targeting a single brain or bone lesion with external beam can be done, usually with limited side effects, but the goal is usually not for cure in those cases. Depending on the specifics, some thought should be given to a tyrosine kinase inhibitor as a third-line treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have 20% thyroid cancer and you do radiation it possible the cancer gone and also the thyroid make active again after a year thank you
Usually EBRT: Is used after i-131 has not worked completely, and the effects are due to attempt to treat nodal structures in close proximity to oral and swallowing structures. As with other head and neck cancers, pain medicines, a gastric tube to feed, and occasionally Amifostine is employed (i never use it, more toxic than beneficial), but discuss your concern with the radiation oncologist. ...Read more
Just chill: I think this is mostly done out of fear of tort liability. Folks are scared of radiation - and rightly so, but I don't think you're really a danger to anyone. Congratulations on having your disease diagnosed and effectively treated. Best wishes for a happy and cancer-free future ...Read more
Follow: The treatment for a primary thyroid malignancy is surgical resection. Radiation is employed if after a lymph node resection there is a question of any residual cancer cells. RAI is employed if there is residual thyroid tissue or remnant of thyroid Ca where the iodine localizes in remaining tissue. External beam is used for cells left behind in neck. Follow up exam and scans needed. ...Read more
I had to take a radiation pill for thyroid cancer. I feel like my taste has changed? Things don't taste the same! will my taste return to normal?
This largely relates to cancer cells and is a description of how variant the structure and division pattern is from normal cells. An anaplastic cells has weird internal componens, sometimes extra nuclei, and a bizarre pattern of division. They are usually more rapidly dividing and are a serious type of abnormality ...Read more
Irradiation is the process by which an object is exposed to radiation. The exposure can originate from various sources, including natural sources. Most frequently the term refers to ionizing radiation, and to a level of radiation that will serve a specific purpose, rather than radiation exposure to normal ...Read more
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