American Thyroid Association

The latest news from the ATA Annual Meeting, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

Meeting News

‘Stay tuned:’ Neoadjuvant therapy in thyroid cancer still needs research

November 19, 2019
CHICAGO — There are many targeted agents being tested in the neoadjuvant setting for thyroid cancer, however, it is important to understand the…
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Personalized therapy improves anaplastic thyroid cancer outcomes

November 6, 2019
CHICAGO — The era of untreatable anaplastic thyroid cancer is progressively being replaced by highly specific molecularbased personalized…
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Research underway on essential genes in medullary thyroid cancer

November 6, 2019
CHICAGO — Investigators from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center have initiated research on the proteomic gene alterations in…
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ATA: Ethical, surgical, medical guidelines coming for anaplastic thyroid cancer

November 4, 2019
CHICAGO — The American Thyroid Association will publish new guidelines on ethical, surgical and medical considerations for patients with…
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‘Rational combination therapies’ stand as the next step in thyroid cancer

November 4, 2019
CHICAGO — Bryan R. Haugen, MD, professor of medicine in the department of medicine-endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes at the University of…
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Drug strengths, stability of compounded levothyroxine suspensions vary widely

November 3, 2019
CHICAGO—Compounded oral liquid levothyroxine products vary in stability, potency and consistency and present risks for patients, according to…
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VIDEO: AI for thyroid images ‘not quite ready’

November 3, 2019
CHICAGO — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Editorial Board Member Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, FACE, ECNU, professor of medicine and…
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Thyroid function tests frequently yield no evidence of thyroid disease

November 3, 2019
CHICAGO — In a cohort of adults who received a thyroid function test during hospitalization, most did not have a thyroid disease and those who…
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Choosing thyroid procedure involves considerations for scarring, injury, cost

November 3, 2019
CHICAGO — When patients decide on the type of thyroidectomy procedure they will receive, they primarily weigh factors such as recurrent…
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Age, hypothyroidism type influence all-cause mortality risk in older adults

November 3, 2019
CHICAGO — All-cause mortality risk is greater for adults aged at least 60 years with overt hypothyroidism compared with adults with…