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I’m so happy I didn’t look more drained today with only getting four hours of sleep last night. I don’t remember my jet lag being this bad when the last time I moved here. 457 more words


LENVIMA (lenvatinib) capsules

Company: Eisai
Approval Status: Approved February 2015
Specific Treatments: Differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC)
Therapeutic Areas: Oncology 380 more words


Fine Needle Biopsy! It's a blast!

Just kidding. It is just as fun as it sounds.

I’ll back up a little bit. So I go to the ENT. I had never been to one before. 285 more words


Swollen Tongue = Thyroid Nodule

It really doesn’t, though. Don’t worry.

However, it is what caused me to go to the doctor. I woke up on a Saturday, ready to go work at my job. 383 more words


NIFTP Will Reduce the Overdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer

An article about the impact of NIFTP (noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features) appeared in the New York Times on April 14th.  Written by… 389 more words


Why NIFTP is Nifty

On April 14, 2016 JAMA Oncology published a landmark article entitled Nomenclature Revision for Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Paradigm Shift to Reduce Overtreatment of Indolent Tumors… 590 more words


What's a thyroid?

To be honest, before my diagnosis, I had little to no idea what a thyroid did. Or just how important it is for our body. I had heard of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism… but again, very limited knowledge. 205 more words