Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public

Volume 15

Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public summarizes selected research studies discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, an official publication of the American Thyroid Association®.

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In this issue Volume 15 Issue 6, the studies ask the following questions:

  • How common is thyroid cancer in the United States and is the risk of dying from this disease changing?
  • What is new in the treatment of thyroid cancer?
  • Is radioactive iodine therapy indicated in patients with low-risk thyroid cancer?
  • How common is hypothyroidism in children who have survived cancer?
  • Is the treatment of hypothyroidism caused by ICI cancer drugs different from the treatment of other types of hypothyroidism?
  • What do the experts say about RFA ablation of thyroid nodules?

In this issue Volume 15 Issue 5, the studies ask the following questions:

  • What does brain fog feel like?
  • What are the risks and benefits of active surveillance?
  • Which patients should not be considered for active surveillance?
  • Is there a difference in quality of life in patients who underwent a lobectomy vs total thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer?
  • What is the likelihood of hypothyroidism after lobectomy in children?
  • What is the risk of second cancers in children treated with radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer?

Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public Past Issues

2014 – 2021

2011 – 2013

2008 – 2010

Alan P. Farwell, MD, FACE
Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine

Editorial Board
Jessie Block-Galaraza, MD, Albany, NY
Gary Bloom, New York, NY
Maria Brito, MF, New York, NY
Susana Ebner, MD, New York, NY
Alina Gavrila, MD, MMSC, Boston, MA
Melanie Goldfarb, MD, MS, FACS, FACE,
Santa Monica, CA
Shirin Haddady, MD, MPH, Boston, MA
Sun Lee, MD, Boston, MA
Joshua Klopper, MD, Denver, CO
Priya Mahajan, MD, Houston, TX
Maria Papaleontiou, MD, Ann Arbor, MI
Jason D. Prescott, MD PhD, New York, NY
Marjorie Safran, MD, Worcester, MA
Anna M. Sawka, MD, Toronto, ON, Canada
Phillip Segal, MD, Toronto, ON, Canada
Vibhavasu Sharma, MD, Albany, NY
Ebru Sulanc, MD , Detroit, MI
Whitney Woodmansee, MD, Gainesville, FL

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