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Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels can predict DTC disease status

March 23, 2017

Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels may be useful for predicting the risk for persistent disease in children and adolescents with differentiated thyroid cancer, study data show.

Ana Luiza Maia, MD, PhD, of the thyroid section, endocrine division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre in Brazil, and colleagues evaluated 32 children and adolescents with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC; mean age at diagnosis, 14.7 years) to determine potential prognostic factors. Participants attended a thyroid outpatient clinic from 2000 to 2015.

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Cancer survivors more likely to have preterm birth, cesarean delivery

March 23, 2017
Adult survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers were more likely to experience preterm birth, low birth weight and cesarean delivery compared with births by women…

‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding

March 22, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to grow from 15.5 million to 20.3 million, according to ASCO’s State of
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Racial disparity gaps for thyroid surgery, RAI decreasing

March 21, 2017
Racial disparities in receiving appropriate surgical and radioactive iodine treatment in adults with differential thyroid cancer have decreased over time, study data…
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Immuno-Oncology Forum: Focus on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb; Genentech, Inc.; and Merck & Co., Inc.

Lung cancer accounts for 27% of all cancer deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of cancer…
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Hot Topics in Metastatic Breast Cancer Management: Clinical Advances with CDK4/6 Inhibitors

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

While the mortality rates for advanced or metastatic breast cancer (MBC) have steadily decreased, in part due to…
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Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels can predict DTC disease status

March 23, 2017
Stimulated postoperative thyroglobulin levels may be useful for predicting the risk for persistent disease in children and adolescents with…

In the Journals Plus

Cancer survivors more likely to have preterm birth, cesarean delivery

March 23, 2017
Adult survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers were more likely to experience preterm birth, low birth weight and cesarean delivery compared…

‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding

March 22, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to grow from 15.5 million to 20.3 million, according to…

In the Journals Plus

Racial disparity gaps for thyroid surgery, RAI decreasing

March 21, 2017
Racial disparities in receiving appropriate surgical and radioactive iodine treatment in adults with differential thyroid cancer have decreased over…

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Buparlisib plus paclitaxel promising second-line therapy for HNSCC

March 20, 2017
A combination of buparlisib and paclitaxel may serve as an effective second-line therapy for patients with recurrent or metastatic squamous cell

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Anxiety, depression symptoms require careful monitoring in MEN2

March 20, 2017
Adults with multiple neuroendocrine neoplasia type 2 frequently exhibit high levels of coping strategies, but they should be actively monitored for…

Leading cancer organizations: Trump’s proposed NIH budget cuts will threaten research, patient care

March 17, 2017
Many of the nation’s leading research organizations and cancer centers have voiced their opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s…

Open-access ‘knowledgebase’ focuses on clinical relevance of cancer gene mutations

March 16, 2017
Cancer researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed an online cancer database designed to streamline the…

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White paper outlines progress, challenges of immunotherapy in community setting

March 15, 2017
The Association of Community Cancer Centers’ Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology issued a white paper titled “Immuno-Oncology…

Learn Immuno-Oncology New York scheduled for March 23

March 15, 2017
Learn Immuno-Oncology New York, an interactive educational event focused on the rapidly evolving future of cancer treatment, will be held March 23 at…

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