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Post RAI

I wanted to give a quick update about how things have been since my radiation treatment.

First, a little background for those who don’t know what Radioactive Iodine (RAI) is used in thyroid cancer.   516 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Cheers to 10 Years (Cancer Free!)

It’s actually been 10 years and 3 months now (better late than never?) – but still a big milestone.  I’ll never forget that time in my life.  278 more words

I did not get cancer

Today is eviction day. It’s when I am given radioactive iodine to kill all the remaining cancer cells. This will be it – this will get me closer to being cancer free. 850 more words

Thyroid Cancer

New Qualitative Study on Clinicians' Views about Papillary Microcarcinoma: What's in a Name?

A new qualitative study was published in Thyroid exploring the views of clinicians in Australia regarding papillary thyroid microcarcinoma.  The lead author of the article is… 462 more words

Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis

Thyroid Cancer: Another Indolent Tumour Prone to Massive Over Diagnosis

Park and colleagues, writing in the BMJ, document a massive (80 times) rise in the incidence of thyroid cancer in South Korea over the past two decades. 127 more words

Richard Lilford

Not insurable

As you might already know, my fiancé and I are in the process of purchasing a home. As part of the process we met with a life insurance broker. 232 more words

Health & Wellness

College of American Pathologists Discourages Informing Most Non-Invasive EFVPTC Patients about NIFTP Reclassification

An article published recently in Cap Today Online, a publication of the College of American Pathologists, has opined that most patients who have already been treated for the type of thyroid cancer (noninvasive encapsulated follicular variant) need not be informed that their “cancer” has been reclassified. 246 more words

Overdiagnosis