figure 33.2. Transverse FDG-PET scan of a young female who had a history of follicular thyroid carcinoma with lymph node and capsular involvement 3 years before this scan. She had developed an elevated serum thyroglobulin level, and her iodine scan was negative. This PET scan was performed to look for a recurrent noniodine-avid tumor. This scan was performed without recombinant thyroid-stimulation hormone (rhTSH) stimulation and demonstrates increased radiotracer uptake in the left neck in level 2 lymph nodes, which were subsequently proven to be metastatic thyroid cancer (A) CT scan. (B) Fused PET/CT image. (C) Attenuation corrected PET image. (D) Nonattenuation corrected PET image.

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

Among the evils which a vitiated appetite has fastened upon mankind, those that arise from the use of Tobacco hold a prominent place, and call loudly for reform. We pity the poor Chinese, who stupifies body and mind with opium, and the wretched Hindoo, who is under a similar slavery to his favorite plant, the Betel but we present the humiliating spectacle of an enlightened and christian nation, wasting annually more than twenty-five millions of dollars, and destroying the health and the lives of thousands, by a practice not at all less degrading than that of the Chinese or Hindoo.

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