Have papillary thyroid cancer. Recent bone scan showed area of concentrated radioactivity on lower leg bone. Cancer too?

Very unlikely. positive bone scan does not mean cancer any recent activity in the bone from recent healing,to a inflammation,to possible infection will cause hot spot on bone scan papillary thyroid cancer is not known to be super aggressive and the chance of metastases to the bone is super rare. check with your doctor most likely it will be something simple.

Related Questions

I've had rai for thyroid cancer twice stage two just noticed a lump on my shin bone should I be concerned?

Not very/depends,, The lump on the shinbone might be something, but it depends on many factors, like the size of the lump, how it feels, and what kind of thyroid cancer you have. It's practically unheard of to have a lesion from thyroid cancer in the shinbone. Also if it's small and tender, it's not likely cancer anyway. Of you're still concerned, you can see your doctor for an exam. Best of luck. Read more...
Unlikely related. Hi. What was your cancer? Most likely papillary. That rarely goes to bone, and when it does, usually not lower leg. Is your stimulated thyroglobulin undetectable? Many factors here, but I would not assume a lump on your tibia is metastatic thyroid cancer. See your endocrinologist. Good luck! Read more...

I've had a papillary carcinoma, or a type of thyroid cancer does anyone know any diet or alternative medicine for this?

No. The treatment is surgery. There are no known treatments using supplements or diet and delay can increase risk of cancer spread. The best treatment is thyroidectomy by a high volume expert surgeon. Steve jobs of apple tried unproven therapies when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer instead of having surgery before his cancer spread. Read more...
Don't play around. You have thyroid cancer. Please use treatment techniques that have been proven and clinically tested (surgery, radioactive iodine remnant ablation, thyroid hormone replacement). There is no alternative medicine to treat thyroid cancer. Read more...