Dr.Guttler’s Patient Thyroid Blog Post: Does BRAF V600E mutation effect the outcomes of 1-1.5 cm papillary cancers? S.Silver et al Nov. 2021 J.of Otolaryngology. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: BRAF mutations are found in 40% of small cancer...More info
Dr.Guttler’s #10 Patient Blog Post; Quality of life of patients more than 1 year after surgery for thyroid cancer
Dr.G’s Comments: 1.QOL issues are not considered because of the good prognosis. 2. 75/134 patients (56% ) Patients with persistent/prolonged calcium or vitamin D intake reported worse QOL one year after the surgery. 3.Domains of global...More info
1. Thyroid nodule: how is it diagnosed? The presence of goiter and thyroid nodules does not give rise to specific symptoms, unless the size is such that it causes compression of the trachea or oesophagus, leading to swallowing or breathing...More info
What the Patient Fears about Having a Thyroid Nodule Evaluation For Cancer and the Needed Treatment.
From the moment the lump in your neck is noted by you, family member or your primary physician, the first thought is do I have thyroid cancer? Will I see my kids grow up? The amount of anxiety, worry and fear increases when you are told you need...More info