A woman who appeared on the HGTV show, 'Beachfront Bargain Hunt' was informed by a doctor watching the show of a lump in her throat. The woman discovered she had thyroid cancer after getting a checkup.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 6, 2018
A new study has reported a surge in thyroid cancer cases among Americans. Flame retardants in home products are acting as a major causative factor for papillary thyroid cancer, the study says.
Public Health April 3, 2017
A type of tumor characterized by a lump in the thyroid encapsulated by fibrous tissue is no longer considered as cancer. How would the reclassification of this thyroid tumor impact patients?
Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2016
Daniel Norris uploaded a photo on Instagram and Twitter showing his surgical scar after a successful thyroid surgery. The Detroit Tigers pitcher was diagnosed with thyroid cancer early in 2015 but kept playing till the season's end.
Sports October 30, 2015
An analysis involving 370,000 children in Japan's Fukushima prefecture found large numbers of diagnosed thyroid cancer cases. Researchers expressed the rate is 20 to 50 times higher compared to cases in other areas.
Life October 10, 2015
Dog can detect the presence of thyroid cancer with a simple sniff of a person's urine sample, researchers say. Specially trained dog almost matched the accuracy of the best available diagnostic test using a needle biopsy, they say.
Life March 9, 2015
A new drug developed by Japanese pharmaceutical firm Eisai shows almost five-fold improvement in the progression-free survival of thyroid cancer patients. However, it is not without risks.
Life February 13, 2015
Genetic mutations may help identify those whose cancers could respond to drugs not normally considered for their particular kinds of cancer, such as thyroid cancer, researchers say. Such mutations can create "exceptional responders."
Life October 10, 2014
The extraordinary response of 56-year-old Grace Silva to the anti-cancer drug everolimus could pave the way for scientists to develop new ways to fight against cancer.
Life October 10, 2014
Researchers hope that new results on secondary thyroid cancer will spur further study.
Life February 26, 2014
A new study has revealed that there is an epidemic of overdiagnosis in cases of thyroid cancer, as the incidence of the cancer has tripled between 1975 and 2009. The overdiagnosis usually results in over treatment.
Life February 23, 2014