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2009-10-20 08:06:39

Thyroid surgery is safe for older patients, say physicians who found only slight differences in rates of complications and hospital readmissions in a multi-year study.

2009-10-19 17:12:58

In a study of patients undergoing thyroid surgery performed by a single surgeon, older adults did not appear to have more complications than younger patients, according to a report in October issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2009-10-09 13:16:05

Leptin, a molecule linked with obesity, may play a crucial role in predicting poor prognosis from thyroid cancer, at least in the Middle Eastern region of the world, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Basic Cancer Research Meeting.

2009-08-20 13:23:09

Yonsei University College of Medicine surgeons in Korea say they have treated 200 thyroid cancer patients with a new robot-assisted endoscopic technique. The medical scientists said the minimally invasive operation, which has several technical and cosmetic benefits the traditional open operation does not offer, has been delayed in head and neck surgery due to deep anatomical space and delicate nerves and blood vessels in those areas. This innovative robot-assisted technique for thyroid...

2009-08-19 15:55:00

Using a novel robot-assisted endoscopic technique, a team of surgeons at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea, has successfully treated 200 consecutive patients with thyroid cancer.

2009-08-05 07:05:00

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new effort to examine the link between nuclear reactors and thyroid disease near NYC was made at Croton on Hudson, during this year's Clearwater Festival.

2009-07-13 07:35:07

Studies have reported an increasing incidence of thyroid cancer since 1980. One possible explanation for this trend is increased detection through more widespread and aggressive use of screening tests.

2009-05-28 10:02:34

New guidelines designed to standardize and optimize the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of patients with Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC), an uncommon and challenging form of thyroid cancer, have been developed by the American Thyroid Association and published online ahead of print in Thyroid, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

2009-05-18 12:21:00

ORLANDO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medication that helps stop the growth of new blood vessels has produced dramatic benefits for some patients with aggressive thyroid cancer, research from Mayo Clinic indicates. At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Mayo investigators report that cancer in about two-thirds of 37 patients with aggressive differentiated thyroid cancer treated with the drug pazopanib either stopped growing, or quickly shrank.

2009-04-15 09:28:00

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An annual conference on thyroid cancer is being held today at the United Nations on Wednesday, April 15, to focus on the state-of-the-art treatment of thyroid cancer among millions of people around the world who were exposed to radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear accident in Ukraine on April 26, 1986.


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