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So your surgeon or doctor did an FNA biopsy of your thyroid gland and found follicular cells, now what to do? *****PATIENTS WHO HAVE HAD A BIOPSY SHOWING FOLLICULAR CELLS OR FOLLICULAR NEOPLASM**** PLEASE READ THIS SECTION As stated previously, the vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign….probably over 90% benign. YES even nodules with
September is thyroid cancer awareness month, and a good time for all of us to remember to have our necks and thyroids checked. And make sure your loved ones are included as well as all family and friends! Click link to view the full interview with Dr. Brady and Dr. Sabra.
Great meeting in Houston with endocrinology colleagues from all over Texas. Multiple lectures and research presented focusing on “less is more” when it comes to treating thyroid cancer. Dr. Brady and Dr. Sabra are using the latest recommendations for only partial thyroid removal (hemi-thyroidectomy) for majority of thyroid cancers to preserve thyroid function. In addition
Genetic Testing is the FUTURE of care in the diagnostic workup of thyroid nodules. Thyroid nodules are very common and most thyroid nodules DO NOT need surgery for a diagnosis. This is because most thyroid nodules are not cancerous. We have several tools we can use to decide which nodules need surgery and which ones don’t. Ultrasound
Dr. Sabra and Dr. Brady attended the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 2017 (#WCTC2017) in Boston, Massachusetts along with over 1,000 other attendees from over 80 countries! This important summit meeting brought together many world leaders in thyroid cancer who presented the latest in research updates. These included: Genetic testing of thyroid nodules and its
To optimize our patient care, Dr. Sabra and Dr. Brady attended the 2018 annual meeting for the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons which took place in Durham, North Carolina. It was great seeing colleagues and friends from around the world while staying up to date with the latest research and guidelines for thyroid and parathyroid