This book covers all aspects of thyroid cancer, including nodules, pathology, thyroid and whole-body scans, ultrasounds, and other nuclear medicine and radiological studies, as well as follow-up testing and prognosis. It tackles the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer and all aspects of management including surgery, the role and logistics of radioactive iodine and long-term prescription of thyroid hormone. Also included are images and up to-date procedures such as fused (PET/CT) images. A pocket-sized, easily accessible source of information to supplement existing large texts, this book provides a handy reference for everyday use. 15 Illustrations, color; 20 Illustrations, black and white; X, 164 p. 35 illus., 15 illus. in color.