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
Volume 5 Issue 3
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HYPOTHYROIDISM Only a few children with subclinical hypothyroidism progress to overt disease within 3 years
THYROID NODULES A taller-than-wide thyroid nodule shape on ultrasound imaging is associated with increased risk of thyroid cancer
THYROID CANCER What is the risk of cancer in suspicious thyroid biopsies
THYROID NODULES Improving needle biopsy accuracy with molecular testing
Vriens MR et al. MicroRNA expression profiling is a potential diagnostic tool for thyroid cancer. Cancer. October 17, 2011. [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1002/cncr.26587.
THYROID CANCER Total thyroidectomy vs. lobectomy for initial thyroid cancer surgery
THYROID CANCER Determining the ideal dose of radioactive iodine in the treatment of thyroid cancer
THYROID CANCER The thyroglobulin doubling time predicts survival in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
ATA ALLIANCE FOR THYROID PATIENT EDUCATION
Spotlight on Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation — Boston Conference