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Urging Individualized Treatment for Thyroid Cancer in Kids
A pair of pediatric endocrinologists  recommend 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.
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.
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.
Radiation exposure increases kids' risk for developing thyroid cancer later in life
University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have revealed that children who are exposed to head and neck radiation during a CT scan or cancer treatment may have an increased risk of thyroid cancer in adulthood.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Complications
Disorders Associated with this Common Thyroid Disease
This article describes complications of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, a disease characterized by inflammation of the thyroid gland.
Radioactive iodine can be helpful and harmful to thyroids
Radioactive iodine, which is also known as I-131, is used in the treatment of thyroid cancer, reports EmpowHer. However, the compound is also a cause of the condition, as it was found in survivors of nuclear bombing, such as the events that occurred at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Study suggests childhood exposure to radiation may increase thyroid cancer risk
Recent research from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) reveals that children who are exposed to head and neck radiation have a greater risk of thyroid cancer for more than 58 years, compared to those who had no exposure. Researchers wrote that children could receive this type of radiation from cancer treatments or multiple CT scans.
Research shows a large head may signify cancer risk
According to recent research from the Cleveland Clinic's Genomic Medicine Institute, a large head circumference may suggest an increased risk of breast, thyroid and uterine cancer. News Max Health reports that researchers studied 127 patients who carry the genetic mutation that causes Cowden syndrome, which is associated with heightened cancer risk and large head size.
Teen with thyroid cancer searches for cause
A teenager from North Carolina who was diagnosed with thyroid cancer may have made a discovery about the condition, WECT news channel 6 reports.
Thyroid-altering chemical found in community drinking water
According to the Press-Enterprise, a fireworks company which was operating until the mid-1980s was recently named as a potential source for thyroid-damaging perchlorate in a community's drinking water supply.
German citizens living near nuclear waste dump experience high thyroid cancer rates
Newly published figures from the Lower Saxony, Germany state cancer registry show that in the area around Asse - the site of a nuclear waste dump - some cancer rates and thyroid problems are higher than normal.

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