Endocrine Grand Rounds

Complimentary and Alternative Therapy in Thyroid Cancer



Date
November 8, 2013
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Heather Brooks, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh
Location
1195 BST Conference Room
Category
University of Pittsburgh- School of Medicine- Medicine- Endocrinology & Metabolism
Contact
Kelli Lange
Conference Coordinator


412-648-8630
kal134@pitt.edu
Description

At the end of the presentation, the attendee will:

1. Learn that patients with thyroid cancer do use complimentary and alternative medicine therapies so need to ask patients.

2. Learn that UPMC has an alternative medicine department that can serve as a referral for patients who are interested.

3. Understand the pharmacotherapy of different thyroid hormone preparations (ie T4, T3, Armour, Dessicated thyroid hormone)