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What does it mean I had thyroid cancer and I had a thyroidectomy had radiation therapy was diagnosed with hashimoto thyroiditis now I have 2cm growth?

Needs biopsy. If there is a 2cm growth in your neck or thyroid area, it needs to be biopsied to prove that it is not thyroid cancer, or some other kind of growth. Hopefully not. Read more...
Biopsy. If you have hashimoto's thyroiditis, then your thyroglobulin antibodies are elevated making it harder to use thyroglobulin to monitor for thyroid cancer recurrent. With a new growth, you will need a biopsy to make sure the cancer is not coming back. At this point, you should have an endocrinologist, a surgeon and possibly a radiation oncologist on your team. Good luck. Read more...

I had a thyroglobulin antibody test taken and the results were 320. What does this mean? Should I be concerned about lupus, hashimoto's disease or thyroid cancer? I have been diagnosed with hypothyroid and the medicine I have been taking in addition to ve

Hashimoto's you have. You had become hypothyroid because you have hashimoto's thyroiditis, which was confirmed by the elevated thyroglobulin activity. You should not worry about lupus, or other conditions such as cancer. The strongest association with hashimoto's and another autoimmune problem is psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Read more...
Hashimoto's. Based on what you have written, including the cut off "hypothyroi" you almost certainly have hashimoto's disease, or autoimmune thyroiditis. This is where your immune system thinks your thyroid is foreign, like it was a virus, and tries to kill it. It causes hypothyroidism. We don't have all the information, but based on the thyroglobulin antibody only this is not thyroid cancer or lupus. Read more...

Does hashimoto's thyroiditis increase your risk for thyroid cancer?

Not clear. There is no hard evidence to support such claim, however there seem to be an association in some of the studies that came out in europe. The argument is that prolonged TSH elevation can be a confounding factor. Read more...
A little. Is an association between hashimotos and thyroid lymphoma. If you had thyroidectomy, for other reasons, you don't need to worry about developing that. If not, intermittent neck ultrasounds can be a useful screening test. Read more...

Is the risk of thyroid carcinoma increased with diagnosis of hashimoto thyroiditis when multiple thyroid adenomas are present. Tyab 2470?

Not if they function. If the adenomas are "cold" or do not function, then they are likely to be malignant. They do not show up on radionuclide scan because they do not function. Otherwise they are unlikely to be malignant. However, since you have many of them, you likely need and should get further workup, like aspiration biopsy, etc., along with treatment for your hashimoto's. Read more...

Will a surgeon remove thyroid nodules 3.0cm heterogeneous solid ifwith diffussly enlarged thyroid if fna comes back ok. I have hashimoto thyroiditis?

If the FNA. Is definitively "negative" not just inconclusive, many endocrinologists would just observe and follow-up at a later date w/repeat lab, exam and ultrasound. There are other factors as well, and best discussed with your endocrinologist. Read more...

I have had hashimoto thyroid issues for 27 years. My daughter is 15 and just diagnosed with the same thing. What is her risk of thyroid cancer being?

Hashimoto & cancer. I have had hashimoto thyroid issues for 27 years.. My daughter is 15 and just diagnosed with the same thing. What is her risk of thyroid cancer being ? ANS: not possible to assess without knowing family history of thyroid cancers. And other tests done by your Dr. Thus only her health care team can give you a good estimate of cancer risk. Read more...