Thyroid Cancer, Goiter, Enlarged Thyroid, Nodules and Other Conditions
Afirma Thyroid Analysis May Help Patients Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery
The Afirma Thyroid Analysis from Veracyte is a new testing process that can eliminate inconclusive or indeterminate results on thyroid nodules, and may help patients avoid unnecessary thyroid surgery.
Thyroid Surgery / Thyroidectomy
Thyroid surgery is frequently used to treat thyroid cancer, and is sometimes the preferred approach to dealing with goiter, nodules, or an overactive thyroid. Here are comprehensive resources regarding thyroid surgery -- known as thyroidectomy -- including reasons for thyroid surgery, choosing a surgeon, types of thyroid surgery, anesthesia for...
An Open Letter to Brooke Burke-Charvet And All Newly Diagnosed Thyroid Patients
An open letter to Dancing with the Stars' host Brooke Burke-Charvet, who has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
Information About Thyroid Cancer
Information on thyroid cancer statistics, diagnosis and evaluation, risks and symptoms, treatments, and support. Includes information on the key types of thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular, medullary and anaplastic.
Roger Ebert: A Thyroid Cancer Patient to Remember
A remembrance of film critic and thyroid cancer patient Roger Ebert.
Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer in Pregnancy
A look at the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in pregnancy, based on the Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum
How to Check Your Neck for Early Detection of Thyroid Disease
Millions of Americans have undiagnosed thyroid problems. To help with early detection, you can perform a simple self-exam. Checking your neck can in some cases help you find lumps or enlargements in the neck that may point to thyroid conditions, including nodules, goiter and thyroid cancer. Here is how to do a thyroid neck check.
Thyroid Surgery Scars -- Your Photos and Stories
Thyroid patients often want so share with others what their thyroid surgery scars look like, because of the prominent location -- on the neck -- of these scars. Share photos of your thyroidectomy scars, and see what other people's scars look like. See submissions
Thyroid Surgery and Fine Needle Biopsy / Aspiration / FNA - Thyroid Patients...
Thyroid patients share their personal experiences with thyroid surgery / thyroidectomy, as well as fine needle aspiration / FNA biopsies of the thyroid gland.
An Introduction to Thyroid Cancer
A in-depth article providing a starting point for information about thyroid cancer.
All About Thyroid Nodules, Lumps and Goiter
In-depth review featuring information you need to know about the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid nodules, thyroid lumps, and the thyroid enlargement known as a goiter.
Thyroid Surgery: An Introduction
An article offering a detailed overview of what to expect from thyroid surgery, how to find a thyroid surgeon, and surgical followup.
Second Opinions on Thyroid Nodules
An interview with Dr. Barry M. Shmookler, a surgical pathologist and founder of FindCancerExperts.com, discussing second opinions for potentially cancerous thyroid nodules.
Choosing a Surgeon
Important information on choosing a thyroid (and parathyroid) surgeon, from The Thyroid Center at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in NYC.
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies of the Thyroid - Q&A
Information about Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) for your thyroid nodule, featuring advice from an expert cytopathologist.