Thyroid Cancer

American Olympic Hopeful Gabriele Grunewald Dies From Cancer At Age 32

American middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald has died, her husband Justin confirmed Tuesday on Instagram. Grunewald was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 and thyroid cancer in 2010...
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Ron Darling Says Thyroid Cancer Stabilized; Will Return To Sny Booth Tuesday For Mets Game

Ron Darling, who was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in May,  posted Monday on Twitter that he will be back in the Mets broadcast booth on Tuesday night.        
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Social Media

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U.s. Incidence Of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer On The Rise

FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 -- From 1973 to 2013, there was an increase in the incidence rates of pediatric thyroid cancer, with marked increases from 2006 to 2013, according to a study published online May 23 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck...
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Quick Hits: Keuchel, Alvarez, Young

Yesterday, Mets broadcaster and long-time MLB hurler Ron Darling announced on his personal Twitter account that he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Thankfully, the outlook seems to be good. Darling says he hopes to be back in the booth in...
Related topics: Social Media, Cancer, Oncology

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Ron Darling, Former Mets Great And Current Broadcaster, Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY broadcaster Ron Darling has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.        
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Deborah Norville To Return Monday To ‘inside Edition’ Following Thyroid Cancer Surgery

Inside Edition anchor Deborah Norville is set to return to the show Monday, after surgery to remove most of her thyroid following a cancer scare. Doctors removed the right lobe and center part of Norville’s thyroid during the April 2 surgery...
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Thyroid Cancer In 2019: Questions That Remain Unanswered

What used to be a relatively rare malignancy, thyroid cancer diagnoses are now rising quickly. Dr Leung discusses what we currently know and some of the top questions that remain unanswered. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Diabetes, Endocrinology

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Certain Dental Flosses Raise Body Levels Of Toxic Chemicals

Flossing teeth with Oral-B Glide and similar brands could inadvertently increase exposure to PFAS chemicals, a number of which have been linked to cancer and thyroid disease, a US study indicates. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Oral Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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The New Cancer Drugs Fund Has Quietly Reached A Significant Milestone

This week, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) finished its review of a thyroid cancer drug called vandetanib (Caprelsa). This is business as usual for NICE, which decides whether the NHS should pay for new cancer medicines...
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Thelma – “take Me To Orlando”

Thelma is the Brooklyn-based project of singer-songwriter Natasha Jacobs. She released her anxious, beautiful self-titled debut in 2017 and shortly afterwards discovered that she had both thyroid cancer and Ehlers-Danos syndrome (a genetic disorder...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Low-dose Radiation Safe For Low-risk Thyroid Cancer

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- For patients with low-risk thyroid cancer, low-dose radiation is not associated with an increased risk for recurrence versus high-dose radiation over almost seven years of follow-up, according to a study presented at the...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Ncri: Highlights From The Annual Conference

(MedPage Today) -- Prostate cancer tradeoffs, rising melanoma mortality, safer regimen for thyroid cancer
Related topics: Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oncology, Melanoma

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Molecular Profiling Can Id Cancer Risk In Thyroid Lesions

(MedPage Today) -- In lesions with atypia, different mutations confer higher and lower risks
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Inadequate Thyroid Ultrasound A 'national Epidemic' In Us

Most thyroid imaging centers in the United States omit the lateral neck imaging that is considered to be a critical component of a comprehensive evaluation for suspected thyroid cancer, finds a new study. Medscape Medical News
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Exelixis Initiates Key Late-stage Cancer Trial

Exelixis shares dipped on Monday after the company announced that it has initiated a late-stage trial in patients with radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC).
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Look For Early Signs Of Thyroid Cancer, Experts Urge

SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018 -- Cases of thyroid cancer are on the rise in the United States, and experts want you to know how people at high risk for the disease can detect it early. According to the American Cancer Society, 54,000 new cases will be...
Related topics: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology

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September Is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Mount Sinai promotes early detection and announces new Thyroid Center in New York City
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How Nearby Cells Shield Tumor Cells From Targeted Therapy

Thyroid cancer researchers have investigated the role of pericytes as part of the tumor microenvironment in the subset of papillary thyroid cancers modulated by a mutation of the BRAF cancer-promoting gene.
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Overcoming Resistance

In a recent paper published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research (CCR), Carmelo Nucera, MD, PhD, primary investigator in the thyroid cancer research program in the Division of Experimental Pathology in BIDMC's Department of Pathology, and...
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Wording Used May Affect Thyroid Cancer Patients' Anxiety, Choices

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 -- The terminology used to describe small papillary thyroid cancers (PTCs) may affect patients' anxiety levels and treatment choices, according to a study published online Aug. 23 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Anxiety, Medical Research

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