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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism The following discussion of hypothyroidism is intended to be understandable and practical.  I’ll first present a glossary of terms and then a description of hypothyroidism in adults: symptoms, causes, testing, and treatment.  Then I have sections on special groups … Continue reading

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UCSF Compassionate-Use Protocol for 131I-MIBG Therapy: Tips for Patients with Metastatic Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

Individuals with metastatic pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma may qualify for treatment with 131I-MIBG on a compassionate use protocol at UCSF. Here is some information about what to anticipate about this isotope therapy. Continue reading

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