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Follicular Cancer Lady

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Web site
Description: 

A wonderful, humorous look at thyroid cancer from a patient's perspective. I admire this woman SO MUCH, God Bless her cotton socks!

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THYCA - Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association

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Web site
Description: 

An excellent support group for thyroid cancer, with over 2500 participants/members worldwide. The support website is located at yahoo groups:
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Thyca/

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Thryvors - Canadian Thyroid Cancer Support Group

Type: 
Support group
Description: 

An online support group through Yahoo groups, with excellent materials and resources:
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Thryvors/

Contact information: 
Toronto, Ontario M5N 3A8 phone: 416-487-8267 mailto:thryvors@sympatico.ca
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Hypothyroidism presenting as Psychosis - Myxedema Madness Revisited

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Web site
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Well documented history and explanation of psychological impacts and symptoms sometimes encountered with acute hypothyroidism

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Anxiety and Endocrine Disease - Dr. Richard Hall

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Web site
Description: 

Excellent explanation of the affects of endocrine hormone imbalances on the mind and emotions

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Myxedma Coma: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Web site
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Describes signs and symptoms of complication sometimes seen when acutely hypothyroid, in preparation for radioactive iodine treatment of thyroid carcinoma

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The Thyroid Cancer Book - Second Edition

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Book
Description: 

The Thyroid Cancer Book, the only consumer book to date devoted to thyroid cancer. The Thyroid Cancer Book explains all forms of thyroid cancer and its treatment in plain language. It was written in consultation with the leading medical experts on thyroid cancer in North America, and is the only book of its kind in the world...
http://www.trafford.com/robots/02-0771.html

Source: 
Trafford & Your Health Press
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
M. Sara Rosenthal, Ph.D
Publish date: 
2002
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A Consensus Report on the role of Serum Thyroglobulin as a monitoring method for Low Risk patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcin

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Article
Description: 

Important research in the followup of well differentiated thyroid carcinoma.
Pub Med Citation:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=retrieve&db=pubmed&list_uids=12679418&dopt=Abstract

Source: 
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Vol. 88, No. 4 1433-1441
Contact information: 
phone: 301-941-0238
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Mazzaferri et al.
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2005 NCCN Guidelines Thyroid Carcinoma

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Web site
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2005 National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines - Thyroid Carcinoma - v.1.2005

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Thyroid cancer study simplifies follow-up exams for patients

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Article
Description: 

Necessary hypothyroidism protocols can be significantly shortened in thyroid carcinoma follow up and treatment, resulting in decreased morbidity for thyroid cancer patients. More info/study itself located here:
http://interactive.snm.org/index.cfm?PageID=2264&RPID=535

Source: 
Washington University in St. Louis
Contact information: 
phone: (314) 286-0122
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Michael C. Purdy
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