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  • World Thyroid Day is Heralded by International Thyroid Societies American Thyroid Association collaborates with the European Thyroid Association, the Asia & Oceania Thyroid Association and the Latin American Thyroid Society May 25, 2015 On May 25th the American Thyroid Association (ATA) (www.thyroid.org), in cooperation with international sister societies, the European Thyroid Association (www.eurothyroid.com), the Asia & Oceania Thyroid Association (www.aothyroid.org), and the Latin American Thyroid Society (www.lats.org) , will be making an extraordinary effort to do what it does year-round—focus attention on that small butterfly-shaped gland ...
  • 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 for children with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), which are published in Thyroid, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary ...
  • 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
  • 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 at DFCI, Dr. Nicole Chau will be leading the conversation. Please mark your calendars and join us for this event.  We ...
  • 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…
  • 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.
  • 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 and professionals in oncology-related fields in a timely manner. Included in the email from the FDA will be a link ...
  • 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 and after delivery.
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