Radioactive iodine treatment after thyroid cancer

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Why am I having radioactive iodine treatment? Radioactive iodine treatment maybe recommended if you have had a total thyroidectomy after a diagnosis of thyroid cancer. Your oncologist will have considered your need for this, weighing up the risks and benefits to having the treatment. The radioactive iodine treatment will destroy any tissue left over from your thyroid surgery. A small …

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Macmillan Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist follow up clinic

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Introduction This leaflet is to help you understand Nurse led follow-up clinics for patients that have been or are diagnosed with lung cancer. You have been referred to the Nurse led clinic because your consultant is satisfied that your condition is stable and that your on-going care can be monitored at the Nurse led clinic.You may have even been referred …

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