Doctor Thyroid

Doctor Thyroid

This show is for thyroid patients determined to improve their quality of life, with the best information available. You will gain insight from those who have discovered improved well-being regardless of setbacks, and hear from leading healthcare professionals, including endocrinologists, surgeons, functional medicine practitioners, and radiologists.

Episodes

April 30, 2024 27 mins

Innovations and Issues: from the RFAMD podcast hosted by Philip James

In recent years, a medical revolution has been quietly taking place in the treatment of thyroid conditions. Thyroid ablation, a procedure that offers an alternative to traditional surgery, is gaining popularity across the globe, particularly in the Un...

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In a world where misinformation can spread as rapidly as legitimate data, discerning the truth becomes a critical skill—especially when it comes to our health. Dr. John Whyte, Chief Medical Officer at WebMD, shares his insights on how patients can navigate the sea of health information online to find trustworthy resources and take control of their personal health.

The Power of Information

Dr. Whyte...

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Durante una entrevista detallada en el podcast RFAMD, el anfitrión Philip James conversó con la Dra. Ana Voogd, una distinguida cirujana de cabeza y cuello con más de 30 años de experiencia, sobre la integración gradual de la terapia de ablación tiroidea en el panorama médico de Argentina.

La Dra. Voogd, que dirige el departamento de cirugía de cabeza y cuello en uno de los hospitales más grandes de ...

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As the medical community swiftly embraces thyroid ablation, a groundbreaking non-surgical treatment for thyroid nodules, concerns arise about the potential risks associated with its rapid adoption. Key among these concerns is the lack of ultrasound expertise among practitioners and the contentious decision to trea...

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In an enlightening episode of the RFAMD podcast, hosted by Philip James, Dr. Emad Kandil from Tulane University casts a new light on the treatment of thyroid conditions, challenging conventional surgical approaches and advocating for the pioneering method of thyroid ablation. This interview not only delves into Dr. Kandil’s personal journey into medicine but also explores the evolving landscape of th...

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Pioneering the Future of Thyroid Care: A Conversation with Dr. Julia Noel

Palo Alto, CA — In a recent episode of the RFAMD podcast, host Philip James welcomed a trailblazer in the field of thyroid treatment, Dr. Julia Noel of Stanford University School of Medicine. Known for her pioneering work in thyroid abl...

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Thyroid Ablation: A Game-Changer in Preserving Quality of Life

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Thyroid disorders, particularly those requiring surgery, have long been a concern for patients due to the potential lifelong dependence on medication and associated quality of life changes. However, a significant shift is occurring i...

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FIND A THYROID ABLATION DOCTOR at www.rfamd.com FOLLOW @DoctorThyroid #thyroid #thyroidcancer #ultrasou...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it. 

In the world of medicine, it’s not uncommon for patients to feel overwhelmed and uncertain when faced with a diagnosis that requires surgery. For Peter Miller, a...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it. 

In this interview, Dr. Giovanni Mauri, an interventional radiologist specializing in ablation for the treatment of various conditions including thyroid cancer, s...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it. 

In a comprehensive interview conducted by Philip James from the RFAMD and Doctor Thyroid podcasts, Dr. Greg Randolph from Harvard Medical School shares his insig...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it.

 

We recently had the unique opportunity to converse with esteemed Dr. Erivelto Volpi from Brazil at the Thyroid Ablation Confer...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it. 

 

A recent interview from the TNT conference on thyroid ablation in Italy, Philip James of the Doctor Thyroid and RFAMD podcasts had a one-on-one discussion with...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it. 

In a recent episode of the Doctor Thyroid and RFAMD podcasts, Dr. Vaninder D...

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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Important, surgery isn’t always necessary for treating thyroid cancer. In fact: as many as one in three people have thyroid cancer and do not die from it, rather, with it. 

In recent years, innovative methods in thy...

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You have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and contrary to your doctor's advice, you choose to not proceed with surgery.  Is this a patient trend, and how often are patients making this decision?

In a qualitative analysis, Dr. Louise Davies reports on the experience of US patients who self-identify as having an over-diagnosed thyroid cancer.

How likely is death as result of thyroid cancer?  In a study by H. Harach, he sites that ...

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Jonas de Souza participates in both clinical and outcomes research studies on malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract, especially head and neck cancers. His research focuses on the use of novel therapeutic agents along with measurements of financial burden, patients’ preferences, and the trade-offs between t...
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Dr. Jeremy Freeman was born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in Toronto. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto, graduating with highest honours. He completed his otolaryngology residency at the University of Toronto.

After receiving his Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada in 1978, he spent two further years of advanced training, one as a Gordon Richards Fellow at the Princess Margaret Hospital ...

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Thyroid radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a treatment option for thyroid nodules that aims to remove the nodule while preserving the thyroid gland. This procedure has gained popularity in South Korea and other countries as an alternative to thyroidectomy, a surgery that involves removing the entire thyroid gland. However, the adoption of RFA has been slow in the United States due to insurance companies not covering the procedure, ma...

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Protecting the nerves during RFA and thyroid surgery with Dr. Julia Noel from Stanford Health Care.

Hosted by Philip James.

Supported by www.rfamd.com.

Find an RFA doctor at www.rfamd....

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