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Most benign thyroid nodules remain benign during follow-up

March 3, 2015

A majority of asymptomatic, benign thyroid nodules had no significant change in size after 5 years of follow-up, according to study findings published in JAMA.

Thyroid cancer diagnoses were rare, the researchers wrote.

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Recursive partitioning analysis forms new stages for HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer

March 2, 2015
Recursive partitioning analysis-based TNM stage groupings were associated with significantly improved survival prediction for patients with HPV-related non-metastatic…
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Thyroid cancer incidence increases in all races, ethnicities

February 23, 2015
Thyroid cancer incidence has increased in individuals of all races and ethnicities, according to results of a retrospective review.The greatest increase occurred among…
Saral Mehra In the Journals

Thyroid Cancer Care Collaborative offers paradigm to improve disease management, research

February 20, 2015
A comprehensive Web-based program developed by the Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation, in conjunction with a multidisciplinary forum of nationally-recognized…
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in…
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Risk stratification guidelines help determine treatment for thyroid cancer

November 11, 2014
Fabian Pitoia, MD,  head of the thyroid section of the division of endocrinology at the Hospital de Clinicas of…
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New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia

New Advances, New Options: Evaluating the Changing Landscape of Hemophilia to Optimize Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Biogen Idec.

The bleeding abnormalities associated with hemophilia can have devastating consequences for patients. Recent advances…
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Sebastiano Filleti In the Journals

Most benign thyroid nodules remain benign during follow-up

March 3, 2015
A majority of asymptomatic, benign thyroid nodules had no significant change in size after 5 years of follow-up, according to study findings…
In the JournalsPerspective

Recursive partitioning analysis forms new stages for HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer

March 2, 2015
Recursive partitioning analysis-based TNM stage groupings were associated with significantly improved survival prediction for patients with…
In the Journals

Thyroid cancer incidence increases in all races, ethnicities

February 23, 2015
Thyroid cancer incidence has increased in individuals of all races and ethnicities, according to results of a retrospective review.The greatest…
Saral Mehra In the Journals

Thyroid Cancer Care Collaborative offers paradigm to improve disease management, research

February 20, 2015
A comprehensive Web-based program developed by the Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation, in conjunction with a multidisciplinary forum of…
In the Journals

Increased inappropriate radioactive iodine therapy carries extra costs, patient risks

February 18, 2015
The rate of radioactive iodine therapy given to patients needlessly and against recommendations increased during more than a decade, according to…
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Surgery plus radiation improves outcomes in oral cavity, maxillary sinus cancers

February 16, 2015
Patients with cancers of the oral cavity or maxillary sinus who underwent primary surgery and adjuvant radiation therapy demonstrated superior…
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FDA approves Lenvima for progressive differentiated thyroid cancer

February 13, 2015
The FDA today approved lenvatinib for patients with differentiated thyroid cancer whose disease progressed after receiving radioactive iodine…
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Afirma BRAF malignancy classifier effective for identifying V600E mutation

February 8, 2015
Veracyte’s Afirma RNA-based classifier was effective at detecting BRAF V600E mutations with high diagnostic accuracy, according to a release…

Clinical trial of procedure to relieve spinal cancer pain launched

January 28, 2015
Loyola University Medical Center has launched the first clinical trial in the United States to test a new combination treatment that delivers…
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Keratinization may be prognostic in certain head and neck cancers

January 23, 2015
Keratinization may be prognostic for patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, according to results of a retrospective, cross-sectional…
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