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FDA approves lenvatinib for metastatic thyroid cancer

From the American Thyroid Association: In collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as a service to our members, ATA will provide updates on recent FDA approvals and other important FDA actions (e.g., updated safety information, new prescribing information) pertaining to therapies for cancer patients. This will allow the agency to inform oncologists …

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Published in Cancer of the Thyroid, News Releases

Your Thyroid and Fertility: Expert Q&A

WebMD asked Gregory Brent, MD, professor of medicine and physiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, what else women should know about fertility and their thyroid. Brent is on the American Thyroid Association task force charged with reassessing guidelines for the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy …

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CRN Releases Science-based Guidelines on Iodine in Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements for Pregnancy and Lactation

—Initiative Will Help Ensure Adequate Intakes to Support Healthy Cognitive Development— Washington, D.C., January 27, 2015—Dietary supplement manufacturers should include a daily serving of at least 150 mcg of iodine in all multivitamin/mineral supplements intended for pregnant and lactating women in the U.S., the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) advises in guidelines for industry released …

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2014 Trainee Poster Contest Winners

2014 Trainee Poster Winners (PDF File, 471 KB)

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Published in 84th Annual Meeting News, Featured, News Releases

Public Comment on Draft Research Plan: Screening for Thyroid Cancer

From: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted today a draft research plan on screening for thyroid cancer. The draft research plan is available for review and public comment from January 8 through February 4, 2015. To review the draft research plan and submit comments, go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/us-preventive-services-task-force-opportunities-for-public-comment

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Published in Cancer of the Thyroid, Featured, News Releases

Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions

From Mayo Clinic – Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by Christmas …

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Published in Featured, Graves' Disease, Hyperthyroidism, News Releases, Thyroid Hormone Treatment