Thyroid cancer : a guide for patients

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Monroeville Public Library Non-fiction 616.99444 THYROID
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Collection  Non-fiction
Call Number  616.99444 THYROID
This is the third updated edition of the book on thyroid cancer for patients with thyroid cancer or for family or friends of patients with thyroid cancer. The two senior editors are internationally renowned nuclear medicine physician and endocrinologist along with the founder and CEO of the largest thyroid cancer support group in the world. It has 44 chapters, 8 appendices, over 500 pages, and 37 contributors.
Foreword for third edition / Bryan R. Haugen, M.D.
Preface and acknowledgements for third edition / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Foreword for second edition / R. Michael Tuttle, M.D.
Preface for second edition / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Foreword for first edition / Ernest L. Mazzaferri, M.D., M.A.C.P
Preface for first edition / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
From nodule to diagnosis to therapy to follow-up / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D., Leonard Wartofsky, M.D. section I. The basics: The thyroid gland : the basics / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Thyroid hormone measurements in blood : thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), and thyrotropin (TSH) / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Thyroglobulin (Tg) and anti-Tg antibodies / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Radiation, carcinogens, Chernobyl, genes, and thyroid cancer / James John Figge, M.D.
The role of various physicians, specialists, and second opinions / Kenneth D. Burman, M.D. section II. From nodule to surgery: Thyroid nodules / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Fine-needle aspiration / Zubair W. Baloch, M.D., Ph.D.
Molecular markers of thyroid cancer / Victor Bernet, M.D.
Active surveillance without surgery / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Surgery in thyroid cancer / Jennifer E. Rosen, M.D., F.A.C.S. section III. Well-differentiated thyroid cancer: Well-differentiated thyroid cancer : staging and prognosis / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Variants of well-differentiated thyroid cancer / Col. Babette C. Glister, M.C., M.D., Victor J. Bernet, M.D.
Thyroid cancer in the child and adolescent / Andrew J. Bauer, M.D., Gary L. Francis, M.D., Ph.D.
Thyroid cancer in pregnancy / Henry B. Burch, M.D.
Low-iodine diet / Kenneth D. Burman, M.D.
Withdrawal of thyroid hormones / Kenneth D. Burman, M.D.
Thyrogen / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Radioiodine whole body scanning, part II : overview and the different types of scans for well-differentiated thyroid cancer / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Radioiodine whole body scanning, part II : preparation, what to expect, and radiation safety precautions and well-differentiated thyroid cancer / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Dosimetry / Frank Atkins, Ph.D.
Additional diagnostic imaging studies / James Jelinek, M.D., Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D., Alexander Mark, M.D., Robert Bridwell, M.D., Lalitha Shankar, M.D.
Positron emission tomography in thyroid cancer / Kanchan Kulkarni, M.D., Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
¹³¹I therapy / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Selecting the dosage for ¹³¹I therapies / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Thyrogen for the preparation of ¹³¹I therapy / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Side effects of ¹³¹I / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Radioactivity and radiation / Richard J. Vetter, Ph.D., John E. Glenn, Ph.D.
Radiation safety precautions during your hospital stay and at home / Richard J. Vetter, Ph.D., John E. Glenn, Ph.D
Thyroid hormone preparations : types, dosages, and caveats / James V. Hennesey, M.D.
Difference between risk and recurrence and staging / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
The patient with elevated serum thyroglobulin but negative radioiodine uptake and scan / Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
New approaches to maximum benefit of radioiodine therapy of thyroid cancer / James A. Fagin, Alan L. Ho, M.D., Ph.D.
Re-operative thyroid surgery / Nancy Carroll, M.D.
Thyroid cancer and bone metastases / Jason Wexler, M.D.
External beam radiation therapy / James D. Brierley, BSc, M.B.B.S., F.R.C.P, F.R.C.R., F.R.C.P.C., Angela Cashell, MRTT, AC(T), MSc
Minimally invasive treatment options / Emil Cohen, M.D.
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatment of thyroid cancer / Barbara A. Mensah Omumah, M.D. section IV. Medullary thyroid cancer: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) / Priya Kundra, M.D. section V. Anaplastic thyroid cancer: Anaplastic thyroid cancer / Nicholaos Stathatos, M.D., Leonard Wartofsky, M.D. section VI. Patient commentaries: Living with thryoid cancer / Ron Sall, C.P.A., Dianne Dodd, Ph.D., Joan Shey, Diane Patching, Beth Scott, Samuel Chatham, M.D., Jeanne F. Allegra, Ph.D., Stephen Peterson, M.D. section VII. Research studies: Participation in research studies / Shari L. Thomas, M/Biotech
Being your own advocate / Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D. section VIII. Appendices: Appendix A: Frequently asked questions about well-differentiated thyroid cancer
Appendix B: Glossary
Appendix C: Additional sources of information / Gary Bloom
Appendix D: Books and manuals
Appendix E: Facilities that perform some form of dosimetry for helping to determine activity for ¹³¹I therapy
Appendix F: Form for potential "early release" from hospital
Appendix G: Patient bill of rights and responsibilities
Appendix H: Submission of errata and comments.

Additional Information
Subjects Thyroid gland -- Cancer.
Thyroid gland -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Thyroid gland -- Cancer -- Patients -- Care.
Publisher Pasadena, MD :Keystone Press, Inc.,2019
Edition Third edition.
Contributors Van Nostrand, Douglas, editor.
Wartofsky, L., editor.
Bloom, Gary, editor.
Wu, Di (Medical researcher), editor.
Language English
Description xxxviii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-445) and index.
ISBN 9780974623931
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