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Thyroid cancer risk increases with hysterectomy

July 29, 2016

Among postmenopausal women, the risk for thyroid cancer is increased with hysterectomy regardless of oophorectomy status, according to recently published data.

Use of exogenous estrogen was associated with lower risk for thyroid cancer in women who had undergone hysterectomy without oophorectomy, particularly for those with long duration use of hormone therapy, researchers wrote.

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Thyroid imaging identifies cancer recurrence, may not increase survival

July 27, 2016
Recurrence of thyroid cancer may be identified with more imaging, but imaging may not increase survival rates, recent findings show. “Despite a known rise in the…
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Iron deficiency seen with thyroid disorders during pregnancy

July 26, 2016
Iron deficiency during the first trimester of pregnancy is common and associated with a higher prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity and higher thyroid-stimulating hormone…
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Lymphocytic thyroiditis yields high prevalence of benign cervical lymph nodes

July 25, 2016
Fewer central neck compartment metastatic lymph nodes and more reactive benign cervical lymph nodes were found in patients with lymphocytic thyroiditis compared with…
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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”… Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Radioactive iodine often not needed in low-risk thyroid cancer

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The Emerging Biosimilar Therapeutic Landscape: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Implications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Recent processes have been established to facilitate the production, validation, and utilization of biosimilars…
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Thyroid cancer risk increases with hysterectomy

July 29, 2016
Among postmenopausal women, the risk for thyroid cancer is increased with hysterectomy regardless of oophorectomy status, according to recently…

In the Journals Plus

Thyroid imaging identifies cancer recurrence, may not increase survival

July 27, 2016
Recurrence of thyroid cancer may be identified with more imaging, but imaging may not increase survival rates, recent findings show. “Despite…

In the Journals Plus

Iron deficiency seen with thyroid disorders during pregnancy

July 26, 2016
Iron deficiency during the first trimester of pregnancy is common and associated with a higher prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity and higher…

In the Journals Plus

Lymphocytic thyroiditis yields high prevalence of benign cervical lymph nodes

July 25, 2016
Fewer central neck compartment metastatic lymph nodes and more reactive benign cervical lymph nodes were found in patients with lymphocytic…

Top 5 online thyroid stories posted in the last month

July 21, 2016
Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports on thyroid research posted from June 21 to July 21. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers…

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Ethnicity affects TSH screening in UK newborns

July 20, 2016
Blood spot data from more than 800,000 newborns in the United Kingdom suggest mean thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in this population vary by…

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Anaplastic thyroid cancer yields low remission, high recurrence rate after surgery

July 18, 2016
Patients with aggressive thyroid cancer pathology with tracheal and lymphovascular invasion need careful monitoring for the development of distant…

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Second gene expression test yields higher positive predictive value for thyroid malignancy

July 14, 2016
A gene expression classifier test has a poor positive predictive value for malignancy in thyroid nodules with atypia of undetermined significance;…

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Unemployment, decreased income often follow thyroid cancer diagnosis in Israel

July 14, 2016
Unemployment and decreased income 2 years after a thyroid cancer diagnosis are common in Israel and may indicate a need for programs to facilitate…

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Childhood cancer survivors at risk for endocrine disorders

July 12, 2016
The risk for endocrinopathies increased substantially over time among childhood cancer survivors, especially among those who received high-risk…

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