Anthony W. Gannon, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Anthony W. Gannon

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Medullary thyroid cancer

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has medullary thyroid cancer? What are the typical findings for this disease? Thyroid nodules are not uncommon in children and approximately 26% of these nodules represent malignancies. The vast majority of these malignancies are differentiated thyroid cancers (DTC), meaning that they are derived…

Differentiated thyroid cancer

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has differentiated thyroid cancer? What are the typical findings for this disease? Approximately 1.5% of pediatric patients may have a palpable thyroid lesion and up to 18% may have a thyroid abnormality that is detectable by medical imaging. Although thyroid nodules are less…

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