Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public

Volume 17

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 17 Issue 6, the studies ask the following questions:

  • Can guidelines improve outcomes in medullary thyroid cancer?
  • Radioactive iodine treatment for children with low-risk thyroid cancer – to give or not to give?
  • Is completion thyroidectomy always necessary in the setting of cancer spreading to the lymph nodes?
  • How good is ultrasound in the initial detection of thyroid nodules?
  • Can artificial intelligence help in the detection of thyroid eye disease?
  • Does the combination of ICI and TKI cancer drugs increase the development of thyroid abnormalities?

In this issue Volume 17 Issue 5, the studies ask the following questions:

  • Does T4/T3 combination therapy affect thyroid status and/or quality of life in hypothyroid patients?
  • Is decreasing TSH receptor antibodies and effective treatment for Graves’ disease and thyroid eye disease?
  • Is there an association between thyroid cancer and autoimmune thyroid disease?
  • What are the predictors for cancer progression during active surveillance?
  • Is removal of thyroid tissue through incisions made in the mouth safe and effective for treating thyroid cancer?
  • Can radiofrequency ablation be used for treatment of papillary thyroid cancer?

Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public Past Issues

2014 – 2023

2011 – 2013

2008 – 2010

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

Editorial Board
Jessie Block-Galaraza, MD, Albany, NY
Gary Bloom, New York, NY
Maria Brito, MD, Dallas, TX
Debbie Chen, MD, Ann Arbor MI
Susana Ebner, MD, New York, NY
Alina Gavrila, MD, MMSC, Boston, MA
Shirin Haddady, MD, MPH, Boston, MA
Sun Lee, MD, Boston, MA
Joanna Miragaya, MD, Holly Springs, GA
Jason D. Prescott, MD PhD, New York, NY
Marjorie Safran, MD, Worcester, MA
Phillip Segal, MD, Toronto, ON, Canada
Vibhavasu Sharma, MD, Albany, NY
Pinar Smith, MD, Chicago, IL
Ebru Sulanc, MD , Detroit, MI
Whitney Woodmansee, MD, Gainesville, FL

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