👉If you have thyroid nodules, there are some things you need to know.
👉By the age of 60, more than half of women will have a thyroid nodule.
👉Recent studies show that most are benign (not cancerous), but 4.0% to 6.5% of end up being cancer.
👉Here is what you need to pay attention to:
If you find out you have a thyroid nodule, check your thyroid functions to see if your thyroid functions normally. It is important to have your thyroid functions regularly monitored.
Risk factors for developing a thyroid nodule: radiation, smoking, obesity, metabolic syndrome, alcohol consumption and uterine fibroids.
Biopsy (an examination of the tissue) is needed if thyroid nodules are larger than 1 cm. If your nodule is larger than 1 cm, you experience any thyroid pain or shortness of breath and you have difficulty swallowing, you should consult with your doctor immediately.
If your nodule is smaller than 1 cm, it is important to regularly consult with your doctor to discover any changes in the nodule in time.
My name is Rodrigo Arrangoiz I am a breast surgeon/ thyroid surgeon / parathyroid surgeon / head and neck surgeon / surgical oncologist that works at Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology in Miami, Florida.
I was trained as a surgeon at Michigan State University from (2005 to 2010) where I was a chief resident in 2010. My surgical oncology and head and neck training was performed at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia from 2010 to 2012. At the same time I underwent a masters in science (Clinical research for health professionals) at the University of Drexel. Through the International Federation of Head and Neck Societies / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center I performed a two year head and neck surgery and oncology / endocrine fellowship that ended in 2016.
Mi nombre es Rodrigo Arrangoiz, soy cirujano oncólogo / cirujano de tumores de cabeza y cuello / cirujano endocrino que trabaja Center for Advanced Surgical Oncology en Miami, Florida.
Fui entrenado como cirujano en Michigan State University (2005 a 2010 ) donde fui jefe de residentes en 2010. Mi formación en oncología quirúrgica y e n tumores de cabeza y cuello se realizó en el Fox Chase Cancer Center en Filadelfia de 2010 a 2012. Al mismo tiempo, me sometí a una maestría en ciencias (investigación clínica para profesionales de la salud) en la Universidad de Drexel. A través de la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de Cabeza y Cuello / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center realicé una sub especialidad en cirugía de cabeza y cuello / cirugia endocrina de dos años que terminó en 2016.
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