Latest Thyroid neoplasm Stories
A review of medical records of patients treated at an academic tertiary care center suggests that obese patients present to their physicians with more advanced stage and more aggressive forms of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).
The use of single positron emission computed tomography (SPECT)/computed tomography (CT) has been reported to change clinical management in a significant number of thyroid cancer patients according to research presented in the May issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Elderly patients who undergo thyroid surgery are at a much higher risk than their younger counterparts for serious cardiac, pulmonary and infectious complications.
Papillary thyroid cancer accounts for the majority of all thyroid malignancies, which primarily impact women.
Papillary carcinoma is the most common type of thyroid cancer, and about one fourth of these carcinomas have mutations in the BRAF gene.
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