PPT: Thyroid cancer diagnosis and management

These PowerPoint presentations overview the different types of thyroid cancer as well as approaches to its diagnosis and management.

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  • THYROID CANCER ANATOMY
  • Thyroid cancer epidemiology
  • Pathology
  • Follicular cell origin (FCDC)
  • Parafollicular (C cells) – medullary
  • FCDC
  • Papillary (and follicular variant – FVPTC) (most)
  • Follicular
  • Oxyphilic (Hurthle cell)
  • Anaplastic
  • Diagnosis
  • History/examination (MEN, MTC FH)
  • TNM staging system
  • Ultrasound-guided FNAB of clinical or radiologically detected mass
  • Thyroid and Neck ultrasound
  • Serum Ca 2+
  • CT scan neck/superior mediastinum/chest
  • ENT exam (vocal cords)
  • Well Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma PTC
  • INDICATIONS FOR EBRT RADICAL RT
  • MEDULLARY CARCINOMA

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Lecture outline:
Classification & Incidence of Thyroid Cancer:

Follicular cell origin
Differentiated
Papillary 80%
Follicular 10%
Hurthle cell 3-5%
Undifferentiated
Anaplastic 1-2%
Parafollicular cell origin
– Medullary 5%
Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
MEN IIA 
Lymphoma of the Thyroid

Evaluating a thyroid nodule
Which of the following are concerning findings on ultrasound?
Prognostic Risk Classification for Patients with Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (AMES or AGES)

Clinical cases