Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public

Volume 16

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®.

Search Clinical Thyroidology® for the Public


In this issue Volume 16 Issue 5 the studies ask the following questions:

  • Can a healthy lifestyle decrease the genetic predisposition to thyroid cancer?
  • Does radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer increase the risk of developing other cancers?
  • What are predictors of outcomes in patients with medullary thyroid cancer?
  • Can serum calcitonin levels be used determine postoperative follow-up in medullary thyroid cancer?
  • What influences treatment aggressiveness for thyroid cancers?
  • Are there differences in the treatment of thyroid eye disease worldwide?

In this issue Volume 16 Issue 4, the studies ask the following questions:

  • Should we be screening babies for neonatal hyperthyroidism?
  • Is thyroid autoimmunity still a risk factor for women with normal thyroid function undergoing fertility treatments?
  • Should thyroidectomy be more common for treatment of Graves’ disease in children?
  • Is there a relationship between surgeon volumes and parathyroidectomy outcomes?
  • How often do thyroid cancer patients on levothyroxine reach their recommended TSH ranges?
  • Can molecular markers on thyroid biopsy samples increase the diagnosis of medullary 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 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, New York, NY
Ebru Sulanc, MD , Detroit, MI
Whitney Woodmansee, MD, Gainesville, FL

We welcome your feedback and suggestions. Let us know what you want to see in this publication.

Feedback & Suggestions

Published monthly and distributed free of charge to Friends of the ATA

Sign Up Here