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Thyroid Cancer And Lymph Nodes Spread To Abdomen
Will chemotherapy help at all with 8.7cm thyroid cancer with mestatic neck disease and spread to nearby lymph nodes ?
Thyroid treatment: First line against thyroid cancer is surgery. You need to get all detectable disease out of the neck (the primary tumor and nodal metastases). Radioactive iodine is used to eradicate remaining thyroid and thyroid cancer cells. This can also help with distant mets in lungs/bone/etc. This can be repeated. External beam radiation ; chemo are reserved for cancer that has become dangerous. ...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
No rai after 2 years of tt for pap thyroid cancer that spread to nearby lymph nodes, though i was asked to have rai.Did the cancer spread to othr parts?
Thyroid cancer: From your "clinical findings", i see you've had a neg ultrasound and neg thyroglob. You should be on levothyroxine with a low tsh. All this is good, but there still could be small foci of cancer, although at age 81 such cancer may not impact you. Rai is best way to clean it all up. Follow the advice of your endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid cancer: Yes if it had metatisized. (spread).Get a more detailed answer ›
Is prognosis good in those under 45yo with 2.2cm tumor, papillary thyroid cancer, no lymph node involvement or current evidence of spread?
Excellent: Very good prognosis have all good favorable indicators young age, localized smaller size of tumor , with no spread , equally good type is papillary tumor, consider this as good news , go for follow up regularly with out missing your appointment. ...Read more
I've got a hard, fixed lymph node in my groin with history of papillary thyroid cancer - should I be concerned?
Diagnosed w pallilary thyroid cancer, braf v600e mutation detected. Shouldn't lymph nodes be checked before TT?
No: Once the diagnosis of Ca made the way the neck is to be handled is based on findings along the veins where the nodes are defined. The major approach is strictly to define the recurrent laryngeal nerve bilaterally and depending on the size and position of the tumor, total throid decided upon. Wlith nerves seen coming out of mediastinum dissection becomes simple and only clinical nodes removed. ...Read more
Benign enlarged hilar lymph nodes - just diagnosed with thyroid cancer - can they be related even though hilar biopsy was benign?
I have a hard, fixed lymph node in my groin with history of papillary thyroid cancer. Any reason for concern?
What are chances of thyroid cancer causing my slight hearing loss? It was in the lymph nodes as well. What chance of it spreading elsewhere?
Hrng loss = prob not: Thyroid cancer would probably not be the cause of slight hearing loss. There is definitely a chance of spread beyond your lymph nodes, in which case it would become even more serious. Make sure you are working with your physicians and have received or are receiving appropriate therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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