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Patients & The Public – Thyroid Information

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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.

Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – current issue
From CTFP: BRAF V600 mutations are common but may not predict survival in thyroid cancer Papillary thyroid cancer is the most common type of thyroid cancer. Mutations in certain cancer-associated genes are frequently found in thyroid cancer. In particular, BRAF V600E mutations are found in up to 80% of cases of papillary thyroid cancer. more..

Thyroid Cancer Imaging and Therapy in Thyroid Cancer discussed by Drs Iagaru and Farwell

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