Treatment decisions for indeterminate nodules can be challenging, as evidenced by a new study that finds a high rate of intra or post-operative conversion from unilateral thyroid lobectomy to complete thyroidectomy. Endocrine surgeon Allan Siperstein, MD, explains the implications of his research.
A multidisciplinary approach in preoperative planning and postoperative management is necessary to improve outcomes for patients with more advanced thyroid cancer.
Team in the Cleveland Clinic Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute conducts a study to look at the clinical usefulness of chest X-rays before thyroidectomy.
This study of a family with Cowden Syndrome and thyroid cancer revealed the role of USF3 and potential therapeutic breakthroughs.
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A Cleveland Clinic expert on thyroid tumors weighs in on the increasing number of thyroid cancer diagnoses. He offers recommendations on when to order diagnostic tests and highlights the need for better testing.
A Cleveland Clinic study found a clear advantage to ultrasonic shears vs. conventional knot tying in modified radical neck dissection for thyroid cancer.
Patients with inherited cancer syndromes benefit from a Cleveland Clinic multidisciplinary referral network that provides a formal thyroid cancer screening process.
The discovery of cancer-predisposing gene mutations associated with Cowden syndrome and some apparently sporadic thyroid cancers highlights how cellular stress responses can be hijacked by cancer cells to promote their survival.