Clinical Thyroidology for Patients, edited by Dr. Alan Farwell, is a collection of summaries of recently published articles from the medical literature that covers the broad spectrum of thyroid disorders.
Starting with the May 2009 issue, Clinical Thyroidology for Patients will be published on a monthly basis and include summaries of research studies that were discussed in the previous month’s issue of Clinical Thyroidology, a publication of the American Thyroid Association for physicians. Dr. Hershman is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Thyroidology.
Volume 5 Issue 12
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THYROID AND CHOLESTEROL Does thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) affect cholesterol levels?
Wang F et al. Thyroid-stimulating hormone levels within the reference range are associated with serum lipid profiles independent of thyroid hormones. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97:2724-31. Epub June 22, 2012.
THYROID NODULES Thyroid nodules are common in survivors of childhood leukemias and lymphomas treated with total-body x-ray irradiation
THYROID NODULES Serum TSH levels in the upper normal range suggest that a thyroid nodule is cancerous
THYROID CANCER Thyroid cancer is more common in reproductive age women but is not clinically more aggressive
THYROID CANCER What can we learn from gene markers in cancer tissue from patients with papillary thyroid cancer?
THYROID CANCER Are Hürthle-cell thyroid cancers really a more aggressive form of thyroid cancer?
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