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First Guidelines from the American Thyroid Association for Managing Thyroid Nodules and Cancer in Children Published in Thyroid Journal

New Rochelle, NY, April 22, 2015—Previous guidelines from the American Thyroid Association (ATA) for evaluating and managing thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers targeted adults. Recognizing the potential differences in clinical presentation and long-term outcomes, and the potential risks of overly aggressive therapy in pediatric patients with thyroid cancer, an ATA Task Force developed management guidelines …

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Published in Cancer of the Thyroid, Featured, News Releases, Thyroid Nodules

ATA 2015 Call for Abstract Submissions

Regular Call Abstract Submission: Site Opens – Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Site Closes – Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Abstract Submission Site Now Live

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TUNE IN to Live Chat on Head and Neck Cancer!

 Hosted by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and the American Thyroid Association (ATA).Tuesday, April 14 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET  Tune into a live twitter chat on head and neck cancer with Dr. Nicole Chau.  The chat takes place on Tuesday, April 14 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET.  ATA Member and Thyroid Medical Oncologist …

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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…

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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.

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Published in Featured, Iodine Deficiency, News Releases, Potassium Iodide (KI)

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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