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A supercool powerpoint about thyroid cancer that is very hard to understand unless I am speaking to you and filling in the blanks so check out my blog and look for a related …

A supercool powerpoint about thyroid cancer that is very hard to understand unless I am speaking to you and filling in the blanks so check out my blog and look for a related post:
http://m4tt5-b10-bl0g-2o1o.blogspot.com/

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  • 1. Thyroid Cancer
    By Matt Pendo
  • 2. Discovery
    William Stewart Halsted
    Late 19th Century
    Prominent American Surgeon
  • 3. Thyroid
    • Hormonal gland
    • 4. Below Adam’s Apple
    • 5. Produces T3, T4, and Calcitonin
    • 6. Heart rate, metabolism, growth, blood pressure
    • 7. Feedback Mechanism
  • Types
    Papillary Carcinoma
    80%
    Follicular Carcinoma
    15%
    Medullary Carcinoma
    3%
    Anaplastic Carcinoma
  • 8. Risk Factors
    Radiation
    High dose x-rays or radioactive fallout
    Family History
    Goiters or Colon Growths
    Mutated RET gene
    Gender
    Females
    Iodine Levels
    Seafood/Shellfish Consumption
  • 9. Molecular Level
    Medullary Carcinoma
    Mutation in RET gene
    Papillary Carcinoma
    Mutated RET, RAS, or BRAF gene
    BRAF when not radiation caused
    RET when no radiation
    Anaplastic Carcinoma
    RhoB tumor suppresor
  • 10. Treatment
    Surgery
    Chemotherapy
    Radioactive Iodine Therapy
    Thyroid Hormone Therapy
    External Radiation Therapy
    RS5444
  • 11. Stats
    1% of all cancers
    Very high survival rates
    Many treatment options
    1 in 111 (.9%) lifetime risk
    (Not actually)
  • 12. Sources
    Research:
    http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5778
    http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/how-your-thyroid-works
    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/thyroid
    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/thyroid/page9
    http://www.medindia.net/news/view_news_main.asp?x=3200
    http://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/thyroid-cancer-symptoms-risk.htm
    http://www.medindia.net/news/New-Drug-To-Turn-On-Tumor-Supressor-Gene-In-Thyroid-Cancer-Cells-46631-1.htm
    http://www.utmb.edu/otoref/grnds/thyroid-ca-021204/thyroid-ca-021204.htm
    http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/thyro.html
     
  • 13. More Sources
    Pictures:
    http://www.fightmesotheliomacancer.com/radiation-therapy.html
    http://healthvermont.gov/enviro/rad/KI_program.aspx
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9554/
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK9554/
    http://www.dentalxraywebsite.com/tag/dental-xrays/page/256/
    http://www.clivir.com/lessons/show/thyroid-nodules-symptoms-causes-and-treatment.html
    http://www.nndb.com/people/121/000161635/
    http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5778