The ATA patient resource pages are designed to provide up-to-date information for thyroid patients,their families and other interested public communities. The American Thyroid Association®
is dedicated to serving as an educational resource for the public by supporting thyroid research and promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of thyroid-related diseases and thyroid cancer. See our educational materials in Spanish. ¡Ahora también disponibles en Español!
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: Radioactive iodine treatment in patients with thyroid cancer can damage the nasal area Radioactive iodine therapy is frequently used in the treatment
of thyroid cancer. Radioactive iodine is also taken up in some of the cells in the tear ducts and the nasal area. more..
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