Thyroid News
Newly Updated Treatment Guidelines for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma from the American Thyroid Association Published in Thyroid Journal

New Rochelle, NY, March 26, 2015—A Task Force convened by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) released updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). The current document is the first revision of the original guidelines published in 2009. The Task Force has presented their recommendations in the article  Read More…

Clinical Thyroidology – Highlighted Article

From Clinical Thyroidology:  Radioactive Iodine Treatment for Women with Thyroid Cancer Is Associated with Delayed Time 
to Child-Bearing and with Decreased Fertility in Older Women Radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer has been linked to complications including sialadenitis, dental caries, xerostomia, nasolacrimal-duct stenosis, and secondary malignancies…..

Thyroid Highlighted Article

Thyrotropin Suppression Increases the Risk of Osteoporosis Without Decreasing Recurrence in ATA Low- and Intermediate-Risk Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma
Laura Y. Wang, Andrew W. Smith, Frank L. Palmer, R. Michael Tuttle, Azhar Mahrous, Iain J. Nixon, Snehal G. Patel, Ian Ganly, James A. Fagin, Laura Boucai
Thyroid. March 2015, 25(3): 300-307.

IDD Newsletter

IDD NEWSLETTER – February 2015 (PDF File, 2.74 MB)
IODINE GLOBAL NETWORK (formerly ICCIDD Global Network) is a nongovernmental organization dedicated to sustained optimal iodine nutrition and the elimination of iodine deficiency throughout the world.