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Heart Disease, Osteoporosis Risks Up in Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Heart Disease, Osteoporosis Risks Up in Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors

Younger survivors of thyroid cancer are at increased risk for certain types of health problems later in life.

Unresected Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Linked to Poor Overall Survival

Unresected Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Linked to Poor Overall Survival

For patients with unresected anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, overall survival is poor, but radiation therapy dose is associated with improved survival.

USPSTF Still Recommending Against Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

USPSTF Still Recommending Against Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening

Widespread routine thyroid cancer screening can lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, according to the statement.

Core-Needle Biopsy vs Fine-Needle Aspiration for Thyroid Nodules

Core-Needle Biopsy vs Fine-Needle Aspiration for Thyroid Nodules

Does core-needle biopsy perform better than repeat fine-needle aspiration for evaluating thyroid nodules?

Two Genetic Mutations Linked to Tumor Behavior in Thyroid Cancer Patients

Two Genetic Mutations Linked to Tumor Behavior in Thyroid Cancer Patients

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

New Agent May Offer Hope in Treating Thyroid Cancer

New Agent May Offer Hope in Treating Thyroid Cancer

The first-in-class compound CUDC-907, which is being tested for multiple myeloma and refractory lymphoma, may be promising for anaplastic thyroid cancer and poorly differentiated thyroid cancer.

Recurrence Rates Low After rhTSH for Postoperative Ablation in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Recurrence Rates Low After rhTSH for Postoperative Ablation in Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

Long-term recurrence rates appear to be low following the use of recombinant human thyrotropin for postoperative ablation in low-risk thyroid cancer.

Sequential Combination Strategy May Be Optimal in Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Sequential Combination Strategy May Be Optimal in Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Initiating treatment with the mTor inhibitor everolimus followed by the somatostatin analogue pasireotide may be beneficial in advanced thyroid cancer.

Prospective Study Confirms ATA Sonographic Pattern Risk Assessment Guidelines

Prospective Study Confirms ATA Sonographic Pattern Risk Assessment Guidelines

A new study has validated the American Thyroid Association sonographic pattern for selection of thyroid nodules undergoing ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration.

Active Surveillance May Be Appropriate in Select Thyroid Cancer Patients

Active Surveillance May Be Appropriate in Select Thyroid Cancer Patients

Active surveillance in low-risk thyroid cancer may be better than immediate surgery in some patients.

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