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2016 update on thyroid cancer management and diagnosis of risks with molecular markers.

In this blog I will share with you what’s new in papillary thyroid cancer therapy this year: 2016 update on risk stratification for treatment and defining a spectrum with three broad levels of cancer recurrence risk (low, intermediate, high risk)

Posted in Cancer, Thyroid, thyroid cancer

Lower energy expenditure and T3 in hypothyroid women on thyroid hormone replacement

Lower Energy expenditure in women receiving thyroid hormone replacement for hypothyroidism. In this March 2016 issue on Thyroid an article explores the effects of thyroid hormone replacement therapy on energy expenditure and body composition. This is a cross sectional study

Posted in Cancer, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Thyroid, Website

Cancer and Nutrition

I attended a lecture today by Dr. Barry Boyd, an oncologist affiliated with Yale and Greenwich Hospital. Discussion focused on how cancers happen in the first place, and the effect of long-term diet and lifestyle on cancer risk, progression and

Posted in Cancer, Nutrition & Weight

Information for Thyroid and Breast Cancer Survivors

A Possible Association between Thyroid Cancer and Breast Cancer. A study in last month’s Thyroid (volume 25, number 12 : 1330-8, in December 2015) from Seoul, Korea reported that 55 out of 4243 women with thyroid cancer developed breast cancer

Posted in Cancer, Thyroid

Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: 2014 Update

I just attended the 2014 ATA meeting at San Diego. The following are the simplified global themes discussed at the meeting concerning thyroid cancer evaluation. The theme is to create personalized care based on risk stratification. There is a trend

Posted in Cancer, Thyroid

Thyroid Nodules: 2014 Update

I just attended the 2014 ATA meeting at San Diego. The following are the simplified global themes discussed at the meeting concerning thyroid nodules and their evaluations. Evaluation of thyroid nodules: Prevalence of thyroid nodules increase with age. 50 percent

Posted in Cancer, Thyroid