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®.

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In this issue Volume 16 Issue 9, the studies ask the following questions:

  • What are the drawbacks to active surveillance for low risk thyroid cancer?
  • Does active surveillance make patients more or less anxious?
  • How do we make better shared-decisions for thyroid cancer?
  • Is thyroid cancer more or less severe in children?
  • What is the risk of cancer in indeterminate thyroid biopsies?
  • How common is thyroid storm and which groups have the highest rates of death from this condition?

In this issue Volume 16 Issue 8, the studies ask the following questions:

  • What are potential impacts of thyroid cancer treatment on fertility in young women?
  • Has there been any change in the incidence of hypothyroidism in the United States?
  • When should a levothyroxine absorption test be considered?
  • Does Vitamin D supplementation decrease the relapse rate in Graves’ disease?
  • How dose hypoparathyroidism after thyroid surgery affect patient’s quality of life?
  • Does radioactive iodine therapy have any effect on survival in hürthle-cell 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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