Site Specific Cancers


Ep38: Thyroid Cancer Part 2

Ep38: Thyroid Cancer Part 2

The CROC Podcast
Ep38: Thyroid Cancer Part 2
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Overview

Focus on Thyroid Cancer

Please join Angel and Dr. E as they begin construction on the Site Specific Module Series that will eventually include all cancer sites.

We begin by deep diving into well differentiated thyroid cancer; a very unique, complex and poorly understood and confusing cancer.

Part 1 included

What is a thyroid and what does it do
How to manage thyroid nodules
Biopsies of nodules
Genetics of thyroid cancer
Different types of thyroid cancer
Thyroid Surgery and surgeons
Prognosticators

Part 2 includes
 
Part 1 recap
The 3 buckets of thyroid cancer
Iodine 131, total body scans, Thyrogen , and thyroglobulin
TSH suppression and the pituitary thyroid feedback loop
How to manage structural and non structural recurrences
Metastatic Disease
What’s on the horizon

 

 

 

 

Referenced on the show

CROC gratitude shout outs

Angel Santana – Have Faith Let It Begin
Rod Freeman – Small Biz Up

Charlotte Larsen – http://www.charlottelarsen.net/
Michael Benzaia – https://www.michaeljohnbenzaia.com/

Wishing all of our cancer survivors a very long, healthy, happy and cancer-free life.

Ep38: Thyroid Cancer Part 2

Ep37: Thyroid Cancer Part 1

The CROC Podcast
Ep37: Thyroid Cancer Part 1
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Overview

Focus on Thyroid Cancer

Please join Angel and Dr. E as they begin construction on the Site Specific Module Series that will eventually include all cancer sites.

We begin by deep diving into well differentiated thyroid cancer; a very unique, complex and poorly understood and confusing cancer.

Part 1 will include

What is a thyroid and what does it do
How to manage thyroid nodules
Biopsies of nodules
Genetics of thyroid cancer
Different types of thyroid cancer
Thyroid Surgery and surgeons
Prognosticators

Part 2 will include
 
Part 1 recap
The 3 buckets of thyroid cancer
Iodine 131, total body scans, Thyrogen , and thyroglobulin
TSH suppression and the pituitary thyroid feedback loop
How to manage structural and non structural recurrences
Metastatic Disease
What’s on the horizon

Referenced on the show

CROC gratitude shout outs

Angel Santana – Have Faith Let It Begin
Rod Freeman – Small Biz Up

Charlotte Larsen – http://www.charlottelarsen.net/
Michael Benzaia – https://www.michaeljohnbenzaia.com/

Wishing all of our cancer survivors a very long, healthy, happy and cancer-free life.

Ep9: You’re going to put your finger where?

Ep9: You’re going to put your finger where?

Overview

The prostate podcast.

Prostate cancer screening with Samuel Abourbih, MD and Michael Hoffman, MD of Garnet Health, Department of Urology

Learn more about the PSA test and other forms of screening for Prostate cancer and their effectiveness.

About Samuel Abourbih, MD

Dr. Abourbih obtained his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed his residency in Urology at McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada. and a Fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotics from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. He is Board-certified in Urology and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

About Michael Hoffman, MD

Dr. Hoffman received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. He’s held a residency in general surgery at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center in New York, NY and also held a urology residency at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Hoffman specializes in a no needle, no scalpel office vasectomy.

 

Module: Surveillance

Episode: You’re going to put your finger where?

 

 

Referenced on the show

Today’s Kick Off Story: “Fire and Ice”

PSA Testing

CROC gratitude shout outs

Angel Santana – Have Faith Let It Begin
Rod Freeman – Small Biz Up

Charlotte Larsen – http://www.charlottelarsen.net/
Michael Benzaia – https://www.michaeljohnbenzaia.com/

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash​

Ep7: You’re Gonna Put That Scope Where?

Ep7: You’re Gonna Put That Scope Where?

The CROC Podcast
Ep7: You're Gonna Put That Scope Where?
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Overview

On today’s Episode we have  Dr. Paramjeet Singh in the studio to discuss Colon & Rectal Cancer and he’ll help us demystify the surveillance process (i.e. the Colonoscopy).

We are taking a break from the Defining Survivorship module, and will with this episode launch our Surveillance module.

More about Dr. Paramjeet Singh, M.D., FACS specializes in General Surgery and is Medical Director of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Singh provides patients with hepato-biliary surgical, trauma surgery surgical oncology services, as well as being a member of the Medical Group’s General Surgery team. He is a member of prestigious societies such as, American Society of Breast Surgeons and American College of Surgeons and Society of Surgical Oncology.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Paramjeet Singh is also an artist. He is an example of one of his artworks:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Referenced on the show

Today’s Kickoff Story: Giuseppe (Joseph) Angelino’s Sacrifice

Being and Nothingness by  Jean-Paul Sartre

The Stranger by Albert Camus

CROC gratitude shout outs

Angel Santana – Have Faith Let It Begin
Rod Freeman – Small Biz Up

Charlotte Larsen – http://www.charlottelarsen.net/
Michael Benzaia – https://www.michaeljohnbenzaia.com/

Cover Photo by Usman Yousaf on Unsplash