Clinical Thyroidology for the Public Volume 10 Issue 6

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. Editor-in-chief, Alan Farwell, MD, FACE

Volume 10 Issue 6

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

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THYROID CANCER Some patients with low-risk papillary thyroid cancer may not need surgery
Griffen A et al. Applying criteria of active surveillance to low-risk papillary thyroid cancer over a decade: How many surgeries and complications can be avoided? Thyroid 27:518-523.
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THYROID CANCER The age cutoff of 45 years may not be appropriate for papillary thyroid cancer staging
Adam MA et al Exploring the relationship between patient age and cancer-specific survival in papillary thyroid cancer: rethinking current staging systems. J Clin Oncol 2016;34:4415-20. Epub October 28, 2016.
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THYROID CANCER Childhood radiation and thyroid cancer
Nies M et al. Long-term quality of life in adult survivors of pediatric differentiated thyroid carcinoma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab (2017) 102 (4): 1218-1226.
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THYROID CANCER Survivors of pediatric thyroid cancer have good quality of life
Sundaresh V et al. Comparative effectiveness of treatment choices for Graves’ hyperthyroidism—a historical cohort study. Thyroid. Apr 2017, 27(4): 497-505.
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THYROID CANCER Low-risk thyroid cancer that spreads outside of the neck has mutations in cancer-related genes
Xu B et al. Primary thyroid carcinoma with low-risk histology and distant metastases: clinicopathologic and molecular characteristics. Thyroid. February 1, 2017 [Epub ahead of print].
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