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Scans show effectiveness of medullary thyroid cancer treatment, experts say
Researchers have reported using positron emission tomography (PET) scans to determine the effectiveness of a new prescription treatment for medullary thyroid cancer.
Advanced thyroid cancer surgery leaves no visible scar
When thyroid cancer treatment requires surgery, many patients dread having a large horizontal scar on their windpipe. However, a recently developed surgical technique may assuage some of those fears.
EPA decides to regulate drinking-water chemical linked to thyroid cancer
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that it has set a national standard for the allowable level of perchlorate, a chemical linked to thyroid cancer, in tap water.
Man beats severe tracheal, thyroid cancer, has voice surgically restored
Surgeons at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital have reported performing a radical new operation on a tracheal and thyroid cancer sufferer.
Research team says diagnostic test for medullary thyroid cancer has mixed results
A pair of Italian clinicians recently determined that serum calcitonin measurement may not always be a reliable indicator of the presence of medullary thyroid cancer.
Experts recommend 'individualized approach' to treating thyroid cancer in kids
A pair of pediatric endocrinologists have recently recommended a more conservative, or "individualized," use of certain therapies to treat thyroid cancer in children and teens.
Hospital's chief of surgery documents her recovery from thyroid cancer
Fox News medical contributor Cynara Coomer has reported being on the road to recovery after undergoing a surgical treatment for thyroid cancer.
Study links radiation in childhood to higher likelihood of thyroid cancer
Research conducted by endocrinologists at the University of Rochester Medical Center has revealed that being exposed to radiation in childhood may increase a person's risk of developing thyroid cancer later in life.
Sports anchor has recovered from thyroid cancer
Clare Balding, sports anchor for BBC News and former horse jockey, recently reported having fully recovered from thyroid cancer after more than a year and a half of treatment, according to the UK Press Association.
Incidence of thyroid cancer increases while mortality rate dips, experts say
Thyroid cancer research indicates that the disease is being increasingly diagnosed in the U.S., although most healthcare professionals agree that its mortality rate has slightly decreased recently, according to Endocrine Today.
Mary Murphy happy, in recovery after thyroid cancer
Choreographer and celebrity dance judge Mary Murphy is currently recovering from thyroid cancer, according to the Toronto Star.
Thyroid Cancer Overview
Types, Symptoms, and Treatments of Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine-related cancer, but it’s also one of the most treatable cancers. Learn the basics of thyroid cancer, including what you need to know about the most common thyroid cancer treatments.
Studies from 2010 reveal many advances in thyroid cancer research
As an overview of medical research on thyroid cancer for 2010, EmpowHer published the top findings in the field. Among several advances in research, one important finding was that thyrotropin suppression therapy may not be necessary.
Celebrities with Thyroid Disorders
This slideshow gives you a quick look at celebrities with thyroid disorders. From hypothyroidism to thyroid cancer, you just might discover that you and your favorite star have the same thyroid disorder.
Risk factors may influence thyroid cancer's chance of spreading
As rates of thyroid cancer continue to rise in the U.S. and other countries, many adults aim to find what their chances are for developing the condition. EmpowHer reports that thyroid nodules are detected in up to 16 percent of imaging studies performed for other purposes.
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