Dr. Joe Fallon and Dr. Maria S. Brose PhD, MD discuss how her interest in Thyroid cancer began, as well as what it means to have both an M.D. and PhD. She also shares her insights on how social media, i.e. google, is not only impacting the direction of thyroid cancer clinical trials but influencing communication between thyroid cancer researchers, doctors, hospitals, and patients in the treatment of the disease. What role does genetics play in thyroid cancer? What role does environment play in thyroid cancer? How much of a factor is nutrition? What hurdles do doctors face when trying to obtain medication for patients without medicare? How effective are interventions when patients have adverse effects to thyroid cancer medication? Dr. Fallon and answer these questions in an informative dialogue.