BY AMBER SMITH
The man was in his mid-50s in 2011 when he sought care for enlarged lymph nodes in the back of his neck. It was thyroid cancer. 689 more words
I do not have to have a whole body scan this year! I’m pretty stoked. No low iodine diet, no Thyrogen shots, no radioactive iodine, no visits to the Nuclear Medicine department at the hospital, no anxiety-filled time in the scan tube, no waiting for results, and no having to pay for a new scan (still paying off last year’s). Yay!!
Women with differentiated thyroid cancer treated with radioactive iodine ablation experienced decreased anti-Müllerian hormone levels 3 months after treatment with only partial recovery at 1 year after treatment, which may suggest an adverse effect of radioactive iodine in women of reproductive age, according to study findings. 416 more words
Extra-thyroid extension increases the risk for disease recurrence in adults with differentiated thyroid cancer compared with those without extension, but overall mortality is higher in those without extension, study data show. 423 more words