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It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to recent media reports, the use of lead shielding during routine breast exams provides virtually no benefit in the prevention of thyroid cancer and may diminish the effectiveness of mammography, a proven medical technology that millions of women rely on every year for early breast cancer detection. According to a statement released today by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM): "There has been recent...
Surgical approaches that reduce incision size and recovery time from thyroid surgery work well in children, physician-scientists report.
Vandetanib is first drug approved for medullary thyroid cancer SILVER SPRING, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.
The growing concern surrounding the release of radiation from an earthquake and tsunami-stricken nuclear complex in Japan has raised fears of radiation exposure to populations in North America from the potential plume of radioactivity crossing the Pacific Ocean.
Positron emission tomography (PET) can image metabolic changes following treatment with the protein kinase inhibitor vandetanib, helping to define the therapy response or the effectiveness of the therapeutic agent.
Children are exposed to a lot if things that they probably shouldnâ€™t be; unfortunately, some instances are worse than others.
When children are exposed to head and neck radiation, whether due to cancer treatment or multiple diagnostic CT scans, the result is an increased risk of thyroid cancer for the next 58 years or longer.
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have identified a compound that prevents overproduction of thyroid hormone, a finding that brings scientists one step closer to improving treatment for Graves' disease.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.