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2011-06-06 14:59:19

A mutant gene long thought to accelerate tumor growth in thyroid cancer patients actually inhibits the spread of malignant cells, showing promise for novel cancer therapies, a Mayo Clinic study has found.

2011-06-06 08:00:10

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a mutant gene, which was long thought to accelerate tumor growth in thyroid cancer patients, actually inhibits the spread of cancerous cells.

2011-05-31 21:19:00

A facelift incision and robotics can help surgeons safely remove a portion of a diseased thyroid from some patients without the characteristic neck scar.

2011-04-26 07:47:16

It has been 25 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

2011-04-14 15:48:00

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...

2011-04-13 21:10:58

Surgical approaches that reduce incision size and recovery time from thyroid surgery work well in children, physician-scientists report.

2011-04-06 15:24:00

Vandetanib is first drug approved for medullary thyroid cancer SILVER SPRING, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-03-21 12:58:19

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.

2011-02-01 23:40:25

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.

2010-12-22 07:57:08

Children are exposed to a lot if things that they probably shouldn’t be; unfortunately, some instances are worse than others.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.