Thyroid cancerThyroid cancer is a disease in which thyroid cells become abnormal, grow out of control, and form a cancerous tumor. Cancer cells are found in the tissues of the thyroid gland. There are four types of cancer of the thyroid: papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic. The most common symptom of thyroid cancer is a lump, or nodule, that can be felt in the neck. The primary treatment for thyroid cancer is surgical.
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General Information - Overviews
Thyroid Cancer - from MEDLINEplus.
Thyroid Cancer Resource Center - prevention and risk factors.
Thyroid Cancer - from McLeod Health.
Introduction to Thyroid Cancer - from the University of Pennsylvania.
Thyroid Cancer - from Detroit Medical Center.
Why Does Thyroid Cancer Occur ? - by Mr. John A Lynn, Endocrine Surgical Web.
Radiating thyroid cancer patients poses little risk to others - by Barbra Rodriguez.
Diagnosis and Treatment - Clinical - Research Projects
Thyroid Cancer - from National Cancer Institute.
Medullary Thyroid Cancer - by Michael G. Franz, MD., Department of Surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Thyroid Cancer - from Grand Rounds Presentation, UTMB, Galveston, TX.
Whole Body Scintigarphy in the Follow-up of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer - by Najat A. Tureif, MD., J. Anthony Parker, MD. PhD.
Thyroid Cancer - by the University of Virginia.
Efforts in Thyroid Cancer Treatment Include Initiation of Multicenter Clinical Trials - by Kerry L. Wright.
Thyroid Cancer - from UCLA Endocrinology.
Thyroid Cancer at University Hospital in 1999 - with National Cancer Data Base Comparisons.
Thyroid Cancer - from Calgary Regional Health Authority.
Thyroid Cancers - Treatment Approach - Siteman Cancer Center physicians are internationally known for their innovative treatment approach.
Scans help detect thyroid cancer recurrence - Source: Cancer 1999;85:945-51.
Thyroid Cancer - from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Medullary Thyroid Cancer Fact Sheet - from Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Thyroid Cancer - by Furio Pacini, M.D., and Leslie J. De Groot, M.D.
Clinical Guidelines for Thyroid Cancer Treatment - by Stanley Feld, M.D., F.A.C.E., F.A.C.P.Co-Chairman, Thyroid Cancer Task Force.
Thyroid Cancer Types, Stages and Treatment Overview - from Thyroid Cancer Survivors Assocation.
Screening for Thyroid Cancer - burden of suffering, accuracy of screening tests, effectiveness of early detection.
Patient Care Evaluation Study (PCES) of Thyroid Cancer in Germany - a slide.
Diagnosis and Management - by Judith Karanja - University of Manchester.
FDG PET Influences Thyroid Cancer Treatments - by Karen Lubieniecki.
Surgical treatment of thyroid cancer - by R. Sim and K. C. S00, Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.
Thyroid Cancer - abstracts.
NIS Thyroid Cancer Tissue Bank - introduction to the project.
Recombinant Thyrotropin in Thyroid Cancer Management - from John Hopkins University, Endocrinology Cost-Effectiveness Study Unit.
Thyroid Cancer in Patients With Hepatitis C Infection - by Alessandro Antonelli, MD.
Clodoveo Ferri, MD., Poupak Fallahi, MD., University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.
Increased incidence of thyroid cancer in first-degree relatives of probands with non-medullary thyroid cancer: a case-control-cohort study - by P.O. Chappuis, H. Renard, T. Kantemiroff, K. Sanders, A. MacMillan, M.J. Black, D.E. Goldgar, W.D. Foulkes.
Outpatient treatment of thyroid cancer using high doses of iodine 131 - by Curtis B. Caldwell, PhD, MCCPM; Lisa E. Ehrlich, MD, FRCPC.
Chernobyl-related Thyroid Cancer: What Evidence for Role of Short-lived Iodines? - by
Juerg Peter Bleuer, Yury Ivanovich Averkin, and Theodor Abelin.
Trace elements and thyroid cancer - from Sweden.
Asymptomatic S/P Differentiated Thyroid Cancer - images from BrighamRAD.
News - Statistics
Thyroid Cancer linked to Nuclear Tests - by the University of Washington Health Sciences Library.
Common form of thyroid cancer not more serious in pregnant women - by Darrell E. Ward, Ohio State University.
Thyroid cancer rates soar in Belarus - by Stephanie Matteis, The University of Western Ontario.
Genetically Engineered Substance Improves Thyroid Cancer Testing - by Karen Infeld, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
Thyroid Cancer - from Medical University of South Carolina.
Thyroid Cancer 7.5 years after Chernobyl - soaring fallout from Chernobyl "on schedule" despite Official "No Danger" Myths.
Questions and Answers
About Thyroid Cancer - from National Cancer Institute.
Thyroid Cancer - by Rebekah Wang-Cheng, MD., Medical College of Wisconsin Physicians and Clinics.
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