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FDA Approves RET Inhibitor RETEVMO for Patients Living With Certain Thyroid and Lung Cancers
Retevmo is the first FDA-approved drug that effectively treats lung and thyroid cancer patients with RET
Thyroid Disorders and Coronavirus
How to prepare for COVID-19 with a thyroid condition
Thyroid Disorders and Coronavirus: What you should know
Malignant Nodules Can Be Identified by Their Location in the Thyroid
Nodules located in the thyroid isthmus are at greater risk of being malignant than those found in the lateral lobes, whereas those in the lower portion of the lobes are at least risk. Therefore, a clinician might want to include nodule location in the decision process to proceed or not with a nodule biopsy.
Malignant Nodules Can Be Identified By Their Location In The Thyroid
Cell Phones and Cancer: Link Found
Using your cell phone may increase your risk of thyroid cancer according to a new study
Cell phone and cancer study shows link
Treatment Recommendations for Thyroid Cancer
Streamlined responses to therapy assessment in patients with intermediate-risk thyroid cancer
Treatment recommendations for thyroid cancer.
Thyroid Cancer: How Age Affects Risk of Recurrence
Most thyroid cancer is easily treated but people who are diagnosed after age 55 are more likely to face recurrent cancer than those diagnosed at a younger age.
With Thyroid Nodules, Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Bad
The size of the thyroid nodule isn't enough to determine need for surgery, there must be signs of cancer from molecular tests or biopsy to warrant a thyroidectomy.
Newly Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer?
Your Guide to Next Steps
You’ve just been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Now what? Our helpful guide to choosing a surgeon, what to expect in the hospital and during recovery with advice from Catherine Sinclair, MD, FRACS, director of the division of head and neck surgery at Mt. Sinai West and an attending surgeon at Mt. Sinai Cancer Centers of New York.
An American Idol Finds Her Voice After Thyroid Cancer
American Idol finalist, Jax, talks about being diagnosis with thyroid cancer and the fear of losing her voice for good.
Does Underactive Thyroid Lead To Weight Gain—Or Vice-Versa?
New research shows that excess weight may be slowing down the thyroid, instead of a slow thyroid making it easy to pack on the pounds, says Cari Kitahara, PhD, MHS, an epidemiologist at the National Cancer Institute who presented her findings on obesity, thyroid function and weight at the 86th annual meeting of the American Thyroid Association in Denver Sept. 24.
Thyroid Cancer: Epidemic or Overdiagnosis?
Many experts are now saying that not everyone with thyroid cancer may need immediate treatment—or any treatment at all—according to a Mayo Clinic expert speaking at the opening session of the American Thyroid Associaiton's 86th annual meeting in Denver. 
Thyroid Cancer: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Thyroid cancer treatment team members, their roles, and questions to ask
The purpose of this article is to help you understand who may make up your treatment team and questions to ask to help you to make the best decisions about your medical care, or that of a loved one.
Thyroid Cancer Follow-Up Care
Periodic monitoring for recurrence of thyroid cancer
After initial treatment for thyroid cancer, it is essential that you periodically follow-up with your doctor. Your doctor may recommend you receive a physical examination and full evaluation every 6 months or yearly.
Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Papillary or Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Eliminating thyroid cells after surgery and testing for thyroid cancer recurrence
Radioactive iodine therapy (RAI), also known as radioiodine remnant ablation (RRA), is a treatment some patients with papillary or follicular thyroid cancer may receive after thyroidectomy. RAI or RRA is administered to destroy remaining (or remnant) thyroid cells after surgery.
Common Thyroid Tumor Downgraded to Non-Cancerous
An international panel of pathologists and clinicians has decided to rename a type of thyroid tumor—until now deemed malignant—as non-cancerous.
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