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15 thyroid cancer facts everyone should know
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You probably don't give much thought to your thyroid, but the small butterfly-shaped gland in your neck—normally measuring between 4 and 6 centimeters or 1.5 to 2.5 inches wide—has a huge impact on your entire body. The thyroid produces thyroid …

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Tired? Gaining Weight? Forgetful? It Might Be your Thyroid
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The tiny, butterfly-shaped thyroid gland, located at the base of your neck, has as its primary job spreading thyroid hormones in the body. The gland's role is vital for brain growth in youngsters, while in adults, the endocrine gland has multiple roles …

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Thyroid hormone medication not on new WADA prohibited substance list
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Thyroid hormonal medication is not featured on the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of prohibited substances and methods for 2016 even after the U.S. anti-doping agency lobbied to have it added to the list, reports The Wall Street Journal's Sara Germano.

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What It's Really Like to Have Thyroid Cancer
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I spent the previous evening drinking wine and Googling, “cancer in your neck,” “biopsy needle,” “lump in neck,” and “thyroid cancer death”—while my six-year-old son, Jack, and our brand new Golden Retriever puppy, Lucia, slept peacefully unaware that …

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Unmonitored pig thyroid therapy threatens patient safety
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While HDC advisors found whole thyroid treatment not uncommon or unreasonable, Mr Hill says he is concerned about the lack of information Dr B gave her patient about the change from Eltroxin to a non-approved medicine, and the subsequent monitoring.

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New campaign emphasizes support for people with thyroid cancer
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An interactive, educational campaign designed to help dispel myths that thyroid cancer is a “good cancer,” was recently launched by The Light of Life Foundation, ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association Inc. and Eisai Inc., according to a press …

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Thyroid test spares patients more biopsies
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A sequencing test can predict which thyroid nodules are cancerous and require surgical removal—reducing the need for multiple invasive diagnostic procedures. In up to 80 percent of cases, examination of cells collected with a fine needle from a …

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UPMC thyroid cancer screening test saves money, time
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UPMC is preparing to broaden its marketing effort for a thyroid cancer screening test, which could save patients the pain of surgery and thousands of dollars in treatment costs. Negotiations are underway with Rye Brook, N.Y.-based CBLPath Inc. to more …

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Thyroid Cancer Cases Soar With Better Imaging
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"Their treatment, however, is likely to cause harm, as most thyroid cancers are treated by surgically removing all or part of the thyroid gland. This is a risky procedure that can damage a patient's vocal cords or leave them with lifelong calcium …

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