Thyroid cancer ppt

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Thyroid cancer ppt

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

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