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Patients & The Public – Thyroid Information

Join Friends of the ATA 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!

Patient Education Calendar of Events

Worldwide Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month Highlights Neck Checks, Events, Free Support
For Immediate Release, September 1, 2014
Released by: ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

Free Public Health Forum

Thyroid Disease and You
Saturday, November 1, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Coronado/San Diego, California

Clinical Thyroidology for the Public – current issue
From CTFP: The intraoperative detection of nodal metastases from papillary thyroid cancer is poor and is not impacted by a surgeon’s level of training Papillary thyroid cancer is the most common type of thyroid cancer and generally has a good prognosis. However, if papillary thyroid cancer spreads to lymph nodes in the neck or extends beyond the capsule of a lymph node, there is a higher risk in cancer recurrence after the initial therapy. more..

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

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