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 11 the studies ask the following questions:

  • Does levothyroxine therapy during the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism affect bone density?
  • How often should you measure bone density during thyroid hormone suppression therapy for advanced thyroid cancer?
  • What influences a patient’s decision to choose active surveillance for low risk thyroid cancer?
  • What is more cost effective for low risk thyroid cancer – lobectomy or active surveillance?
  • Does the need for thyroid hormone after thyroid surgery affect a patent’s quality of life?
  • Does switching between generic levothyroxine pill affect serum TSH?

In this issue Volume 15 Issue 10, the studies ask the following questions:

  • How often does thyroid cancer occur in asymptomatic individuals?
  • Does inadequate treatment of hypothyroidism during hospitalization lead to worse hospital outcomes?
  • Does thyroid hormone cause increased growth of breast cancer?
  • Do high normal TSH values increase the risk of infertility?
  • Is there any role for the use of T3 therapy in the setting of an acute heart attack?
  • Do thyroid antibodies predict the development of thyroid disease in patients getting cancer immunotherapy drugs?

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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