All Thyroid Cancer Articles

Non-stick chemicals may contribute to thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism, experts warn
New research has determined that chemical used to make pans and cooking appliances non-stick may increase the risk of hypothyroidism and certain thyroid cancers, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Canadian football player reports a rapid recovery from thyroid cancer
Two months after he had surgery to remove his thyroid gland, Canadian football player Anthony Calvillo has reported a steady recovery from thyroid cancer, according to the Montreal Gazette.
Paper points to association between medical scans and thyroid cancer rate
In a recent study, researchers at the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics explored the connection between radiological scans and the increased rate of thyroid cancer.
Study: Aggressive treatment is not always warranted for thyroid cancer in kids
A pair of endocrinologists from universities in Texas and Virginia recently published a review of pediatric thyroid cancer treatment in which they recommended a conservative approach.
Survey weighs notion of 'stunning' caused by treatment for thyroid cancer
In a new review of medical literature, a pair of nuclear medicine specialists from Stanford University has reviewed the long-held endocrinological notion of "thyroid stunning" caused by radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer.
Obesity increases risk of thyroid cancer for men and women alike, metastudy finds
A comprehensive survey of five previous research initiatives found that obesity increases the risk of thyroid cancer for both men and women.
Survey of medical literature attempts to zero in on medullary thyroid cancer rate
Researchers at the Ohio State University Medical Center recently published a review of 40 years' worth of autopsies in an effort to more accurately determine the rate of medullary thyroid cancer in the U.S.
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.

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