Medullary thyroid cancer

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MTC metastasis

angiejoe
  • By angiejoe · New reply April 18, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • My brother-in-law was diagnosed of MTC about seven years back. Recently, he did his calcitononin and CEA levels and they indicated that the disease has metastasized to the liver, rib and spine. Metastatis ...

Calcified Thyroid Nodules WITH Symptoms

theunextreme (Inactive)
  • By theunextreme (Inactive) · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Hi everyone. I had a biopsy done last week and won't know the official results until Wednesday of this upcoming week. My nodule is only on my left side and is 3.5 cm and calcified. The doctor said it ...

MTC.... surgery coming up Wed.

Aggierugby
  • By Aggierugby · New reply March 23, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Greetings to everyone. I've been a silent bystander for a couple of months now but with my sugery less tham a week away I think it's time to get know everyone. I have a 2.1 cm tumor on the right side ...

Advanced stage Medullary Thyroid Cancer, Metastasized

ilovehairLA
  • By ilovehairLA · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hi all, I'm new here and I was hoping I can find someone who is or has been in a similar situation. My mother, at 58, is diagnosed with very advanced and aggressive MTC, most likely at stage 4, which ...

sore throat

McClure
  • By McClure · New reply March 15, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Well hello everyone. I haven't posted in some time but I have always stayed reading to most of everyone's post. I am three and a half years out from surgery. I was stage 4 and had a t&t neck dissection ...

Root canal or extraction

vallita
  • By vallita · New reply March 12, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I had TT on Sept. 24 , 2013 & RAI on Dec 6, 2013. One of my tooth has a cavity and dentist said I need root canal but I heard about that root canal is not good after we have RAI. Please advise. Thanks ...

medullary tyroid cancer

liyaa
  • By liyaa · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I was diagnosed multiple tyroid nodls. i had family story tyroid cancer. calcitonin test 55pg/ml but my biopsy test is negative ...

Calcitonin elevation

Pradagirl0530
  • By Pradagirl0530 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Good evening, everyone! I hope all you guys are having a great weekend! I am so relieved - I have been waiting on tests my endo sent off to Mayo for what felt like forever (I live in a relatively small ...

Calcitonin elevation and no nodule

Pradagirl0530
  • By Pradagirl0530 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Hi everyone! I am anxiously awaiting results from a second calcitonin tests from my endo. She ran all sorts of blood tests, as well as a bunch of urine tests where I had to collect it for forty eight ...

HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE

durastar
  • By durastar · New reply January 26, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Has anybody tried homeopathic or ayurvedic treatment for MTC. If yes what was the response ...

survival

durastar
  • By durastar · New reply December 30, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • can anyone inform me about survival /cure from stage I medullary thyroid carcinoma after total tt ...

MTC: Referral from Kaiser to MD Anderson?

Santiam67
  • By Santiam67 · New reply December 19, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Has anyone succeeded in getting a Kaiser referral to MDA or another top cancer center? A little background. Going into surgery, my wife was told there was only a 15% chance her thyroid was cancerous ...

constant sickness and stomach pain ...normal ?

dwan
  • By dwan · New reply December 13, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I av sed my levels dropped , tsh tested two week ago was 0.45. Has anyone felt like this near to this tsh level ? It is still low isnt I t ? Thankyou ...

Anybody got any gud news to cheer me up !!!!

dwan
  • By dwan · New reply December 7, 2013
  • 13 replies
  • So sick if being just ill all the times has anybody got any good news about their illness or condition ?? Desperatly needing positive energy and good news guys x ...

Anyone know a good tsh home testing kit

dwan
  • By dwan · New reply December 6, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi there i am swinging from hyper to hypo within a two month period at the moment.My doc will only test every six month which is worrying as i av decreased my thyroxine drasticaly.I dont feel safe.. I ...

hi there is tsh level 0.48 still in the lower range ?

dwan
  • By dwan · New reply December 4, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Hi there had my worst thyroid storm six week ago my tsh level dropped from 0.4. In five week but i would say i felt it coming on quickly over a pwriod of 7 days tsh level dropped to 0.04. Doc says my ...

Hi everyone i am looking for a tsh level chart! !

dwan
  • By dwan · New reply December 4, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Helloo i am purchasing a home testing tsh kit to keep an eye on my rapid cycling from low to high levels of tsh. I wondered if anyone knew of a site of all the levels starting from 0.03 up to 0.5. I dont ...

Combined surgery

Ausmac
  • By Ausmac · New reply November 23, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Hi, My brother has been diagnosed with MTC Stage 4a and had the thyroid removed 6 weeks ago. His calcitonin level is 700 after the surgery. The cancer has spread to the trachea and to the other tissues ...

Best endocrinologist in LA, CA or OC, CA

1968
  • By 1968 · New reply November 11, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Hi, my surgery is coming up in 2 weeks. I am looking for an endocrinologist that can care for me after the surgery for a long term. Anyone knows good ones in LA, CA or Orange County, CA? Thanks ...

how medullary cancer was determined

1968
  • By 1968 · New reply November 9, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Hi, I was recently diagnosed with Medullary. It was based on the biopsy with FNA test. Also my calcitonin level is high (113). Is that all? Those 2 tests determined that I have Medullary? I like to hear ...

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