Essentials of Thyroid Cancer Management: A guidebook for endocrinologists, surgeons, nuclear…

Paperback | October 24, 2005

EditorErnest L. Mazzaferri, Robert J. Amdur c/o Jessica Kirwan

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This volume outlines patient care from diagnosis through various treatments for thyroid cancer patients. It serves as a state-of-the-art reference for clinicians providing comprehensive information on the scope of this disease, including surgery, nuclear medicine treatments, recurrence and metastases. Reference information is included for both physicians and thyroid cancer patients.

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This volume outlines patient care from diagnosis through various treatments for thyroid cancer patients. It serves as a state-of-the-art reference for clinicians providing comprehensive information on the scope of this disease, including surgery, nuclear medicine treatments, recurrence and metastases. Reference information is included ...

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Much has changed in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer over the past five years. Essentials of Thyroid Cancer Management provides clinicians from all disciplines with the information they need to manage patients correctly.Each chapter focuses on a specific clinical situation with the major points explained using tables and f...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:October 24, 2005Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387257136

ISBN - 13:9780387257136

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Table of Contents

The Scope of the Problem of Thyroid Cancer.- Basic Thyroid Anatomy.- Thyroid Physiology Related to Thyroid Cancer.- Classification of Thyroid Cancer by Histologic Morphology and Iodine Affinity.- The 5th and 6th Edition of the AJCC Staging System of Thyroid Cancer.- Tumor Markers: Thyroglobulin, Anti-Thyroglobulin, and Calcitonin.- Iodine Uptake Studies.- Whole Body Iodine Scans with I-131 and I-123.- PET, Thallium, and Sestamibi Scans for Thyroid Cancer.- Sestamibi Scan.- Thallium Scan.- CT and MR Imaging for Thyroid Cancer.- Ultrasound Imaging for Thyroid Cancer.- Introduction to the Physics of Radioisotopes.- Half-life and Emission Products of I-131 and I-123.- TSH Elevation Prior to Receiving I-131.- Restricting Dietary Iodine Prior to I-131 Administration.- Urinary Iodine Testing Following Iodinated Contrast Administration.- Accute Side Effects of I-131 Therapy.- Potential Complications of I-131 Therapy.- Whole Body Imaging 5-10 days After I-131 Administration.- Management of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC).- An Overview.- Topics Related to Initial Cancer Surgery.- Index.