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Motesanib (AMG-706)

Motesanib (AMG-706)

Amgen Inc.

Motesanib (AMG 706) is an experimental drug candidate originally developed by Amgen[1] but is now being investigated by theTakeda Pharmaceutical Company… 1,487 more words

Recovery so far

What I remember about the day of surgery:

  • Telling every single person at the hospital that I was scared so they would definitely give me something to calm me down.
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My Photos

Pre-surgery neck photo and thoughts

My surgery is tomorrow. I am having a total thyroidectomy and central neck dissection as a precaution to remove surrounding lymph nodes that may be cancerous. 247 more words

My Photos

Ribollita (Italian Vegetable Soup with Bread) (LID)

This is one of my favorite soups and it’s perfect for LID. If you can’t find an Italian style bread that is safe for LID, this soup is also good with a little pasta (like ditalini, pastina, or acini di pepe) added around the same time as the zucchini. 270 more words

Thyroid Cancer

Examples of Surgical Procedures [4.4]

Examples of Surgical Procedures 

Writer and Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP 

It is not possible to discuss surgical procedures without a firsthand knowledge of the principles of surgical, radiation and medical oncology and the current interdisciplinary approach to the care of the patient with cancer with respect to the type of cancer, the stage, the patient health status, the preoperative preparation, the assessment of treatment for cure or of palliation, and the postoperative plan for management of the patient. 7,793 more words

CANCER BIOLOGY & Innovations In Cancer Therapy

Incidental Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer Considerations Before Determining Management

The worldwide incidence of thyroid cancer is increasing substantially, almost exclusively attributable to small papillary thyroid cancers. Increased use of diagnostic imaging is considered the most likely explanation for this reported rise, but other factors may also be contributing. 230 more words


It's getting dark in here!

I have a terrible sense of humor… Well, I enjoy it, the majority of my friends seem to enjoy it, but other people can be put off by it. 594 more words