I've appmt for surgery in one month, my thyroid cancer seems to spread to my neck and clavicle, chances to survive?
We can not answer. We can not answer that question as we do not have enough information about your case.You need to to ask these questions to your treating physicians/surgeons.
It depends upon. Many factors and is a question best answered by your physicians. General information can be found at the american thyroid assoc website or at aace.Com.
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 more...
Ultrasound. An ultrasound is usually the best test. With an experienced tech and a radiologist or thyroid cancer specialist interpreting the images, an ultrasound can show whether the thyroid nodule extends to the edge of the thyroid or has a rim of normal thyroid tissue surrounding it, as well as whether there are suspicious appearing lymph nodes nearby. Read more...
I feel a pea lump on lower neck left side above clavicle. It seems to be getting smaller but not sure. Discover 10 days ago. I had. Thyroid cancer 2y?
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?
No, it is NOT. Normal. Make sure your thyroid levels are normal, and then investigate other potential causes for your symptoms. Read more...