In the summer of 2005,after her pediatrician noticed a lump on her neck,Krista and her parents went to see an endocrinologist in their hometown of Chicago. That’s when they learned she’d need surgery to remove an egg-sized tumor in her neck.
Krista,who was just 11 years old at the time,[...]
Title:Minorities,Poor More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Thyroid CancerCategory:Health NewsCreated:1/13/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review:1/14/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Daily News
UCLA researchers have found that minority patients and those of lower socioeconomic status are far more likely to have advanced thyroid cancer when they are diagnosed with the disease than white patients and those in higher economic brackets.
In one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind,the UCLA team looked at [...]
Nature Reviews Endocrinology 10,2 (2014). doi:10.1038/nrendo.2013.224
A new study has found that most patients with active Graves ophthalmopathy respond to a 6–8 week course of intravenous glucocorticoids. These findings call into question whether the standard 12-week course is necessary in patients who do not respond by 8 weeks.Glucocorticoids are the [...]
Neither clinical nor subclinical hypothyroidism was associated with mild cognitive impairment in a large,population-based study.
Among almost 2,000 elderly subjects,mild cognitive impairment (MCI)…
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November conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital will provide education on living with thyroid disorders Press Releases –Northwestern Memorial Hospital logo –Chicago
SAN JUAN (MedPage Today) —A test that looks at both gene mutations and microRNA (miRNA) in indeterminate thyroid nodules may help clarify which patients need surgery,researchers reported here. MedPageToday.com –medical news plus CME for physicians