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Norris Cotton Radioactive Iodine Isolation Guidelines

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Web site
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Guidelines for radiation safety around our families, following I-131 treatments. Very few hospitals provide guidelines as clear as these.

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The Low Iodine Diet & Cookbook

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Web site
Description: 

An excellent PDF file, with the first 11 pages or so outlining the basics of LID's for thyroid carcinoma patients, preparing for treatments or scans, and many LID friendly recipes.

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Thyca For the Newly Diagnosed

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Web site
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Excellent info and tips for those just beginning this voyage. Includes a lot of "basics" about next steps, monitoring, etc. Very helpful.

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Follicular Cancer Lady

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Web site
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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
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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
Description: 

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
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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
Description: 

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

Type: 
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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