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Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer

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Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer is a cancer originating from follicular or parafollicular thyroid cells. These cells give rise to both well-differentiatedcancers—papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) and follicular thyroid cancer (FTC)—and anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC), whose anaplasticcells are poorly differentiated. The second cell type, the C or parafollicular cell, produces the hormone calcitonin and is the cell of origin for medullary thyroid cancer (MTC).

The most effective management of aggressive thyroid cancers is surgical removal of thyroid gland (thyroidectomy) followed byradioactive iodine ablation and TSH-suppression therapy. Chemotherapy or radiotherapy may also be used in cases of distantmetastases or advanced cancer stage. Five year survival rates are 97.8% in the United States.

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Basic information:

http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid-cancer/thyroid-cancer ENDOCRINE WEB Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Cancer Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments

http://www.webmd.com/cancer/tc/thyroid-cancer-topic-overview Thyroid Cancer - Topic Overview

http://www.medicinenet.com/thyroid_cancer/page2.htm Thyroid Cancer

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-cancer/basics/definition/con-20043551 Definition

http://www.thyroid.org/thyroid-cancer/ AMERICAN THYROID ASSOCIATION THYROID CANCER

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cancer-of-the-thyroid/Pages/Introduction.aspx Thyroid cancer

http://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/thyroid.pdf NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000331.htm Thyroid cancer - papillary carcinoma

http://www.healthline.com/health/thyroid-cancer#Overview1 Thyroid Cancer

http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/thyroid-cancer/ thyroid cancer

http://www.emedicinehealth.com/thyroid_cancer/article_em.htm emedicine health Thyroid Cancer

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_Thyroid_Cancer thyroid cancer

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/175590.php MNT thyroid cancer

http://www.everydayhealth.com/thyroid-cancer/ EVERYDAY HEALTH What Is Thyroid Cancer?

http://www.drugs.com/health-guide/thyroid-cancer.html Thyroid Cancer

http://patient.info/health/thyroid-cancer-leaflet Thyroid Cancer

http://endocrinediseases.org/thyroid/cancer_papillary.shtml THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF THYROID SURGEONS. Thyroid cancer: Papillary Thyroid Cancer (PTC)

http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/thyroid-cancer/ NATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR RARE DISORDERS THYROID CANCER.

https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer/types-of-cancer/thyroid-cancer ABRAMSON CANCER CENTER THYROID CANCER

 

Advanced information:

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/thyroidcancer/detailedguide/index Thyroid Cancer

http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/thyroid-cancer/overview CANCER.NET Thyroid Cancer: Overview

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/type/thyroid-cancer/treatment/the-stages-of-thyroid-cancer CANCER RESEARCH UK The stages of thyroid cancer

http://www.cancercenter.com/thyroid-cancer/stages/ CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA thyroid cancer

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/851968-overview thyroid cancer

http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=640&id=107 ONCOLINK All About Thyroid Cancer

http://www.mcancer.org/thyroid-cancer/learn-about-thyroid-cancer/risk-factors-and-symptoms COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER ABOUT THYROID CANCER

http://columbiasurgery.org/conditions-and-treatments/papillary-thyroid-cancer COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Papillary Thyroid Cancer

http://radiopaedia.org/articles/papillary-thyroid-cancer RADIOPEDIA.ORG PAPILLARY THYROID CANCER

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/thy.2015.0020 2015 American Thyroid Association Management Guidelines for Adult Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer THYROID Volume 26, Number 1, 2016 ª American Thyroid Association ª Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.DOI: 10.1089/thy.2015.0020

http://endocrine.surgery.ucsf.edu/conditions--procedures/thyroid-cancer.aspx UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANSISCO,DIVISION OF GENERAL SURGERY,ENDOCRINE SURGERY AND ONCOLOGY. Thyroid Cancer

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160414113419.htm SCIENCE DAILY. Thyroid tumor reclassified to curb overdiagnosis of cancer BY University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

http://www.esmo.org/Guidelines/Endocrine-Cancers/Thyroid-cancer EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY. Thyroid cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines Published in 2012 – Ann Oncol 2012; 23 (Suppl 7): vii110-vii119. Authors: F. Pacini, M. G. Castagna, L. Brilli, G. Pentheroudakis

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Thyroid_cancer.aspx ENCYCLOPEDIA.COM THYROID CANCER

https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/cancer/thyroid-cancer.html STANFORD HEALTH CARE Thyroid Cancer

https://www.mycancergenome.org/content/disease/thyroid-cancer/ MY CANCER GENOME MOLECULAR PROFILING OF THYROID CANCERS

http://rosemed.com/service/thyroid-parathyroid-patient-education-radioactive-iodine-for-thyroid-cancer ROSEMED Radioactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer

http://www.medicaldaily.com/thyroid-cancer-overdiagnosis-tumor-rename-381938 MEDICAL DAILY To Fight Thyroid Cancer Overdiagnosis, Experts Rename A Type Of Tumor Apr 14, 2016 03:06 PM By Stephanie Kossman

http://www.thyroidmanager.org/wp-content/uploads/chapters/thyroid-cancer.pdf CHAPTER 18B. THYROID CANCER BY Furio Pacini, MD Thyroid Unit, Univ of Siena, Siena Italy , Leslie J De Groot, MD, Univ of Rhode Island, Providence, RI Revised 27 March 2013

http://nsgc.org/p/bl/et/blogaid=261 NATIONAL SOCIETY OF GENETIC COUNSELLORS The Genetics of Thyroid Cancer: What You Need to Know By: Rebecca J. Nagy on Nov 13, 2014

 

Research:

http://archotol.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1833060 Current Thyroid Cancer Trends in the United States BY Louise Davies, MD, MS JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(4):317-322. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.1.

http://www.naturalnews.com/050233_thyroid_cancer_water_fluoridation_industrial_chemicals.html NATURAL NEWS Rates of thyroid cancer tripled since 1975 - public water utilities continue to poison us with water fluoridation Monday, June 29, 2015 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer

http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/98/13/897.full A Cohort Study of Thyroid Cancer and Other Thyroid Diseases After the Chornobyl Accident: Thyroid Cancer in Ukraine Detected During First Screening BY Mykola D. Tronko et al JNCI: Jnl of National Cancer Institute Volume 98, Issue 13 Pp. 897-903.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877782114001891 SCIENCE DIRECTThyroid cancer incidence around the Belgian nuclear sites: Surrogate exposure modeling BY Kaatje Bollaerts et al Volume 39, Issue 1, February 2015, Pages 48–54 CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD010159/full Calcitonin testing for detection of medullary thyroid cancer in patients with thyroid nodules by Hans HG Verbeek et al rst published: 17 October 2012 Assessed as up-to-date: 20 August 2012 Editorial Group: Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010159

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD008302.pub2/full Recombinant human thyrotropin (rhTSH) aided radioiodine treatment for residual or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer by Chao Ma et al, First published: 10 November 2010 Assessed as up-to-date: 29 November 2009,Editorial Group: Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008302.pub2

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD006988.pub2/full Radioiodine therapy for differentiated thyroid carcinoma with thyroglobulin positive and radioactive iodine negative metastases by Chao Ma et al First published: 21 January 2009 Assessed as up-to-date: 30 May 2008 Editorial Group: Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006988.pub2

http://thyroidresearchjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13044-015-0020-8 BIOMED CENTRAL Iodine intake as a risk factor for thyroid cancer: a comprehensive review of animal and human studies by Michael B. Zimmermann and Valeria Galetti Thyroid Research20158:8 DOI: 10.1186/s13044-015-0020-8

http://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/head-neck-cancer/news/online/%7B73a00727-79ce-48a6-aec4-fd2f91b2e429%7D/annual-thyroid-cancer-incidence-may-be-stabilizing Annual thyroid cancer incidence may be stabilizing BY Morris LG, et al. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0230.

 

 

Related Topics:

http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/cancer/c_dg_adenocarcinoma_thyroid PETMED Thyroid Cancer (Adenocarcinoma) in Dogs

 

Other Helpful Resources(support groups):

https://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/thyroid-cancer ThyroidCancer

http://www.thyca.org/ THYROID CANCER SURVIOURS ASSOCIATION

http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/thyroid/thyroid-cancer/?region=qc Canadian cancer society

http://www.thyroid.ca/thyroid_cancer.php thyroid foundation of canada.

http://www.butterfly.org.uk/ THYROID CANCER AWARENESS.

https://www.inspire.com/groups/thyca-thyroid-cancer-survivors-association/ THYROID CANCERS SURVIVORS ASSOCIATION

 

Related Videos:

http://www.cancer.gov/types/thyroid THYROID CANCER STATISTICS

http://study.com/academy/lesson/thyroid-cancer-an-example-of-malignant-neoplasia.html Thyroid Cancer: An Example of Malignant Neoplasia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dc75xtuEzXw Thyroid Cancer | Chemotherapy | Types of Thyroid Cancer | Manipal Hospitals

http://www.cancercenter.com/thyroid-cancer/stages/ CANCER CENTER Thyroid cancer stages

 

Presentations/Quiz/Newspaper articles:

http://www.nytimes.com/ref/health/healthguide/esn-thyroid-cancer-ess.html THE NEWYORK TIMES The Rising Incidence of Thyroid Cancer By CAROLYN SAYRE

http://www.kcra.com/news/thyroid-cancer-cases-rising-in-northern-california-communities/37902808 Thyroid cancer cases rising in Northern California communities Foothill communites see higher rates of advanced cases UPDATED 3:12 AM PST Feb 12, 2016

http://www.newser.com/story/223591/common-thyroid-cancer-isnt-cancer-anymore.html NEWSER THYROID CANCER Common Thyroid Cancer Isn't Cancer Anymore 'If it’s not a cancer, let’s not call it a cancer'.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/12160794/Fukushima-disaster-Children-cancer-rates-rise-with-16-new-cases.html THE TELEGRAPH Fukushima disaster: Children cancer rates rise with 16 new cases

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3149357/Thyroid-cancer-lifeline-day-pill-Revolutionary-new-drug-stops-disease-progressing.html MAIL ONLINE Thyroid cancer lifeline... from a once-a-day pill: Revolutionary new drug stops the disease from progressing. By JO MACFARLANE FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY PUBLISHED: 21:00 GMT, 4 July 2015 | UPDATED: 22:53 GMT, 4 July 2015.

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