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American Thyroid Association Announces 2013 Van Meter Award Recipient

October 23, 2013 — The American Thyroid Association (ATA) presents several prestigious awards each year to clinicians, academicians, young researchers, and exemplary ATA members who have made outstanding contributions in thyroidology and helped advance patient care, research, and education. All awards are presented at the ATA’s 83rd Annual Meeting, October 16-20 in San Juan, Puerto …

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New President of the American Thyroid Association Takes Office

October 18, 2013 — Hossein Gharib, M.D., Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, accepted the role of President of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) at the organization’s 83rd Annual Meeting, being held October 16-20, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Gharib, who served as President-Elect of the ATA in …

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American Thyroid Association Announces New President-Elect and Board Members

October 17, 2013 — The American Thyroid Association (ATA) installed new President-Elect Robert C. Smallridge, M.D. and two new members to its Board of Directors, Anthony Hollenberg, M.D. and     Jacqueline Jonklaas, M.D.,  at the organization’s 83rd Annual Meeting being held October 16-20 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Smallridge is Professor of Medicine and former …

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Basic and Translational Research Presentations, Workshops, and Clinical Sessions Highlight the 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

October 16, 2013 — A diverse community of physicians, researchers, and health care professionals that shares a common interest in expanding their knowledge of the thyroid gland and its disorders will gather October 16-20, 2013, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to participate in the 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association. They will benefit …

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Overuse of Radioactive Iodine to Treat Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Is Highest in Regions with Poor Health Care Access

October 16, 2013 — The American Thyroid Association (ATA) recommends against the routine use of radioactive iodine after surgery to remove the thyroid in patients with low-risk papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). Yet more than 30% of these patients receive radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment in the U.S. A new study presented at the upcoming annual meeting …

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