Thyroid cancer Articles & Stories :

Benefits May Arise From Removing Lymph Nodes During Thyroid Cancer Surgery

Benefits May Arise From Removing Lymph Nodes During Thyroid Cancer Surgery

A type of thyroid cancer known as Papillary thyroid cancer is responsible for most of thyroid malignancies, which mainly affect women. New research suggests that removing lymph nodes in the necks of these cancer patients may stifle the disease and prevent its recurrence. Read More


New Drug Shown Effective against Thyroid Cancer

New Drug Shown Effective against Thyroid Cancer

Approximately 37,000 Americans are diagnosed with thyroid cancer each year, and the incidence of the disease has doubled in the last ten years. However, for many patients dealing with advanced forms of thyroid cancer, hope may be in sight in the shape of a newly developed drug. Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

I think a better term for the therapies recently reported in Cancer Research would be targeted small molecules. Nanoparticles are formulations of various chemotherapeutic drugs that improve the delivery of chemotherapy. The most commonly used nanoparticle medication is nanoparticle bound pa... Read More


What is the Polypill?

What is the Polypill?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the Polypill. The Polypill is being developed in response to an important reality surrounding cardiovascular disease. There are three important drugs that can help prevent heart disease (statins, ACE inhibitors, and aspirin). These drugs are not taken for two maj... Read More


New Thyroid Cancer Cell Lines Developed to Correct Appalling Error

New Thyroid Cancer Cell Lines Developed to Correct Appalling Error

Scientists at the Mayo Clinic have developed four pure new laboratory lines of cells from anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) tissue that will allow researchers all over the world to study the disease with confidence that the cells are unadulterated, a new paper reported. Read More



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