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92: Treinta años después y más de 5000 pacientes con cáncer papilar de tiroides → y solo dos murieron, con el Dr. Jorge Calvo desde Panama

Dr. Jorge Calvo Lugar de estudio: U. de Panamà, Hospital de la Caja de Seguro Social, Fundaciòn Santa Fe (Colombia) U. Del Norte (Argentina), Sistema Integrado de Salud (Veraguas) Otros estudios: Laparoscopía, Curso de postgrado de Cirugía Gastrointestinal, Curso de postgrado de Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello En este episodio, se tratan los siguientes temas: Más información:


91: Thyroid Cancer Patients Report Poor Quality of Life After Diagnosis and Treatment → Dr. Aschebrook and Dr. Grogan from UChicago Medicine

The 5-year survival rate for invasive thyroid cancer is 97.9%, and the 10-year survival rate is more than 95%, according to the National Cancer Institute. This leads some people to refer to it as a "good cancer." “The idea behind that ‘good cancer’ statement is a positive one,” said study co-author Raymon Grogan, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, in Chicago, IL. “It is physicians trying to make people feel better. But, I think it’s had the opposite...


90: The Results of 30 Years of Patients Receiving Active Surveillance Instead of Surgery → Dr. Akira Miyauchi from Kuma Hospital in Kobe, Japan

Dr. Akira Miyauchi Professor Akira Miyauchi (Figure 1) is President and COO of Kuma Hospital, Center of Excellence in Thyroid Care, Kobe, Japan. He is a Japanese endocrine surgeon, and a pioneer in active surveillance, and visionary in regard to treatment of thyroid cancer. World renowned researcher, and lecturer. As the associate professor of the Department of Surgery, Kagawa Medical University, he proposed and initiated a clinical trial of active surveillance for low-risk papillary...


89: Your Patient ‘Type’ May Determine Your Thyroid Cancer Treatment → Dr. Michael Tuttle from Sloan Kettering

During this interview, Dr. Tuttle discusses the following points: About Dr. Tuttle, in his words: I am a board-certified endocrinologist who specializes in caring for patients with advanced thyroid cancer. I work as part of a multidisciplinary team including surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine specialists, and radiation oncologists that provides individualized care to patients treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering for thyroid cancer. In addition to treating patients I...


88: For Some Thyroid Cancer Patients, No Surgery is the Best Treatment → Dr. Allen Ho from Cedars Sinai

Dr. Allen Ho is a fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon who focuses on head and neck tumors, including HPV(+) throat cancers and thyroid malignancies. As director of the Head and Neck Cancer Program and co-director of the Thyroid Cancer Program, he leads the multidisciplinary Cedars-Sinai Head and Neck Tumor Board, which provides consensus management options for complex, advanced cases. Ho’s research interests are highly integrated into his clinical practice. His current efforts lie in...


87: Is There a Stigma when Choosing Active Surveillance? → Dr. Louise Davies from The Dartmouth Institute

The past year has been fascinating and highly fruitful year for Dartmouth Institute Associate Professor Louise Davies, MD, MS. A 2017-2018 Fulbright Global Scholar, Davis spent several months in Japan at the Kuma Hospital in Kobe, Japan, studying the hospital's pioneering surveillance program for thyroid cancer. Davies, the chief of otolaryngology-head & neck surgery-at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction, Vermont, has researched U.S. patients' experiences of...


86: Que hago si tengo cancer de tiroides? → Dr. Carlos Simon Duque

El Dr. Duque es un Cirujano de Cabeza y Cuello, formado en la Universidad de Miami, actualmente trabaja en el Hospital Pablo Tobon Uribe de Medellin. Al años opera unos 220 pacientes con problemas de tiroides, de estos la mayoría con cancer de tiroides. El Dr. Duque ha escrito un libro titulado !Uuuyy. TENGO CANCER DE TIROIDES¡ (Antes de inciar esta entrevista , me gustaria dejar claro que el fin de esta entrevista es informativo. Muy respetuosamente le solicitaria todos los que se unen...


85: Vigilancia Activa Microcarcinoma en Cancer de Tiroides → Fabián Pitoia, MD, Ph D.

Fabián Pitoia, MD, Ph D. Jefe de la sección tiroides, División Endocrinología Hospital de Clinicas decla universidad de Buenos Aires Sub director de la carrera de medicos especialistas en Endocrinología- hospital de clinicas Docente adscripto de medicina interna. Temas de este entrevista incluye: El tema de hoy es la gestión de la vigilancia activa microcarcinoma La Dra. Davies dice que algunos pacientes en su programa dicen sentirse "estúpidos" por dejar el cáncer en su...


84: Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer? — Stop — Do Not Rush Into Surgery → Dr. Bryan McIver - Moffitt Cancer Center

Bryan McIver, MD, PhD Dr. McIver contributes to Moffitt Cancer Center almost 20 years of clinical experience in the care of patients with endocrine diseases, specializing in the evaluation of patients with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. He has a particular interest in the management of patients with advanced and aggressive forms of cancer and the role of genetic and molecular techniques to improve the accuracy of diagnosis; to tailor appropriate treatment to a patientdisease. Dr....


83: The Financial Risk of Thyroid Surgery → Dr. Jonas de Souza - Oncologist, Medical Director at Humana

Jonas de Souza participates in both clinical and outcomes research studies on malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract, especially head and neck cancers. His research focuses on the use of novel therapeutic agents along with measurements of financial burden, patients’ preferences, and the trade-offs between the risks and benefits of cancer therapies. His research has sought to integrate outcomes research, patient preferences, health policy, and economics into clinical practice. His...


82: Hashimoto's Disease and Hypothyroidism and TSH Levels → Dr. Victor Bernet - the Mayo Clinic

Victor J. Bernet, MD, is Chair of the Endocrinology Division at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida and is an Associate Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Bernet served 21+ years in the Army Medical Corps retiring as a Colonel. He served as Consultant in Endocrinology to the Army Surgeon General, Program Director for the National Capitol Consortium Endocrinology Fellowship and as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of Health...



Doctor Carlos Simón Duque Fisher Médico de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana y Otorrinolaringólogo de la Universidad de Antioquia en Medellín, Colombia. Residencia en Otorrinolaringología en la Universidad de Antioquia. Fellowship , Entrenamiento exclusivo en Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello (1996 a 1998) y posteriormente un Fellowship en Rinología y Cirugía Endoscópica de Senos para nasales (2004 a 2005) ambos en el Departamento de Otorrinolaringología de la Universidad de Miami, USA. En...


79:Surgery is Not More Cost Effective Than Active Surveillance, with Dr. Jeremy Freeman from Mt. Sinai

Dr. Jeremy Freeman was born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in Toronto. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto, graduating with highest honours. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Toronto. After receiving his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 1978, he spent two further years of advanced training, one as a Gordon Richards Fellow at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto in Radiation and Medical Oncology and a second...


78: La Palabra Cáncer es Engañosa — No Es Tan Mortal Como Antes, con el Doctor Antonio Hakim desde Bogotá

En esta entrevista hablamos sobre: Dr José A. Hakim -- Manejo quirúrgico actual del cáncer de cabeza y cuello Dr. Antonio Hakim


77: Broadway Performer Says No to Thyroid Cancer Surgery → Surveillance Instead

Jody Gelb is a Broadway singer and actress. Six months ago she was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer, during a doctor's visit for an unrelated issue. This news sparked immediate research and discovering an alternate path that does not include surgery. In this episode, the following topics are discussed: NOTES Regarding Thyroid Cancer, Are You a Minimalist or a Maximalist? with Dr. Michael Tuttle from Sloan Kettering Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer and You Say No to Surgery with Dr....


76: Is Your Thyroid Surgeon Skilled? 4 Mistakes Resulting from Inexperience, with Dr. James Netterville from Vanderbilt

James L. Netterville, M.D. Mark C. Smith Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, Professor of Otolaryngology Director, Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery Associate Director, Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences Dr. Netterville is the Director of Head and Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt and is an international leading authority of treating head and neck cancer. He is one of the world's experts in the treatment of skull base tumors and has a vast clinical...


75: Fat, Foggy, and Depressed After Thyroidectomy? You May Benefit From T3, with Dr. Antonio Bianco from Rush University

Antonio Bianco, MD, is the Charles Arthur Weaver Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Internal Medicine. He is the president of Rush University Medical Group and vice dean for clinical affairs in Rush Medical College. Bianco came to Rush from the University of Miami Health System, where he served as professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He has more than 30 years of experience in the thyroid field. He has been recognized with...


68: Diagnosed With Graves’ Disease ⎪Then Thyroid Cancer

18 years ago Lorrie was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. Then, in 2017 she received a diagnosis of thyroid cancer. In this episode we hear Lorrie describe the following: PATIENT RESOURCES American Thyroid Association


74: Thyroid Cancer Is Not Going to Kill You (Papillary), with Dr. Amanda Laird from Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ

Dr. Amanda Laird, MD is an endocrine surgeon and Chief of Endocrine Surgery at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and New York. She is affiliated with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. In this interview, Dr. Laird reflects on a decade of treating papillary thyroid cancer patients and reports none have died. In this interview we also explore these...