Latest Thyroid neoplasm Stories
Procedure removes diseased gland without leaving a scar.
LONDON, June 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Results from ZETA, a phase III study in patients with advanced medullary thyroid cancer (MTC), showed that treatment with the investigational drug vandetanib significantly extended Progression Free Survival (PFS), the primary endpoint of the study, by demonstrating a 54% reduction in the rate of progression compared to placebo (HR=0.46, p=0.0001).
Aggressive treatment of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma has dramatically increased survival in the small group of patients who chose to undergo it, say physicians at Mayo Clinic.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three of the world's most respected medical associations for the treatment of thyroid disease recently issued joint guidelines for the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules.
Individuals with papillary thyroid cancer that has not spread beyond the thyroid gland appear to have favorable outcomes regardless of whether they receive treatment within the first year after diagnosis.
Parents should take any indication of thyroid disease in children seriously, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Tulane University School of Medicine surgeon Dr. Emad Kandil is one of the first in the country to perform a new form of endoscopic surgery that uses a small incision under the arm to remove all or a portion of the thyroid or parathyroid glands without leaving a scar on the neck.
People living in volcanic areas may be at a higher risk for thyroid cancer, according to a new study published online November 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
The American Thyroid Association has released new, revised Management Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer.
NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EHE International and the Light of Life Foundation (LOL) for thyroid cancer (www.checkyourneck.com) are pleased to announce the unveiling of a window display at Rockefeller Center reminding Americans to "Check Your Neck" for thyroid cancer.
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