Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Two Genetic Mutations Linked to Tumor Behavior in Thyroid Cancer Patients

Two Genetic Mutations Linked to Tumor Behavior in Thyroid Cancer Patients

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CDC27 mutations may be associated with less aggressive behavior while SLC25A5 mutations may be associated with more aggressive behavior in papillary thyroid carcinomas.

Study Identifies Risk Estimates for Occult Nodal Disease After Thyroidectomy

Study Identifies Risk Estimates for Occult Nodal Disease After Thyroidectomy

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Researchers have identified estimates for risk of occult nodal disease of patients with papillary thyroid cancer who have undergone surgery.

Study: Survival Is 'Excellent' in Pediatric Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

Study: Survival Is 'Excellent' in Pediatric Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

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However, nearly one-third of patients develop lifelong complications following thyroid surgery.

Second Primary Malignancies Identified Among Patients With Post-Chernobyl Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Second Primary Malignancies Identified Among Patients With Post-Chernobyl Papillary Thyroid Cancer

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Second primary malignancies among patients with post-Chernobyl papillary thyroid cancer include hematological malignancies, breast carcinoma, cervical carcinoma, and colon carcinomas.

New Nomogram Predicts Death, Recurrence Risk in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

New Nomogram Predicts Death, Recurrence Risk in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Excellent accuracy for 10-year disease-specific death, recurrence.

Obesity May Raise Thyroid Cancer Risk

Obesity May Raise Thyroid Cancer Risk

Positive link to papillary, follicular, anaplastic thyroid cancer; inverse link for medullary thyroid cancer.

Cervical Lymph Node Metastases Linked to Lower Survival in Thyroid Cancer

Cervical Lymph Node Metastases Linked to Lower Survival in Thyroid Cancer

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Cervical lymph node metastases are associated with compromised survival in young patients with papillary thyroid cancer.

HABP2 Mutation Confers Susceptibility to Thyroid Cancer

HABP2 Mutation Confers Susceptibility to Thyroid Cancer

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HABP2 G534E variant is a susceptibility gene for familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer and functions as a dominant-negative tumor-suppressor gene.

Effect of Timing of Postop Radioactive Iodine Ablation in PTC

Effect of Timing of Postop Radioactive Iodine Ablation in PTC

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Timing of radioactive iodine ablation doesn't affect overall survival in papillary thyroid cancer.

Could Dogs Sniff Out Thyroid Cancer?

Could Dogs Sniff Out Thyroid Cancer?

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A trained scent dog was able to accurately identify thyroid cancer in urine samples from patients with thyroid nodules.

Radioactive Iodine Improved Outcomes in Intermediate-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Radioactive Iodine Improved Outcomes in Intermediate-Risk Thyroid Cancer

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Radioactive iodine therapy was associated with improved survival and reduced mortality risk.

Benign Thyroid Nodules: When Should Repeat Evaluation Be Performed?

Benign Thyroid Nodules: When Should Repeat Evaluation Be Performed?

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Kenneth D. Burman, MD, discusses one study suggesting that the optimal time for repeat evaluation of benign thyroid nodules is 2 to 4 years.

New Assay May Help Guide Therapy in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

New Assay May Help Guide Therapy in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

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A blood assay that measures BRAF mutation levels may be helpful in diagnosing and monitoring papillary thyroid cancer.

Radioiodine Has Small Benefit in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Radioiodine Has Small Benefit in Papillary Thyroid Cancer

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Radioactive iodine therapy may slightly improve survival in papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Thyroid Cancer, Nodular Disease Risk Increased in Acromegaly

Thyroid Cancer, Nodular Disease Risk Increased in Acromegaly

Thyroid nodular disease and thyroid cancer prevalence appears to be higher in patients with acromegaly.

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