Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer is cancer that forms in the thyroid gland (an organ at the base of the throat that makes hormones that help control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight). Four main types of thyroid cancer are papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. The four types are based on how the cancer cells look under a microscope.
What is Thyroid Cancer?

Thyroid cancer is a type of cancer involving unregulated cell growth in the thyroid gland, which is located at the base of the neck. It is a rare type of cancer, accounting for approximately 1% of all people diagnosed with cancer.

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New strategy could increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments

New strategy could increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments

New device uses harmless light particles for real-time monitoring of newborn babies' brains

New device uses harmless light particles for real-time monitoring of newborn babies' brains

Researchers map the changing trends of cancer burden worldwide and in China

Researchers map the changing trends of cancer burden worldwide and in China

Exposure to nighttime artificial lights linked with higher risk of thyroid cancer

Exposure to nighttime artificial lights linked with higher risk of thyroid cancer

SU2C announces $3.25 million in grants to find new treatments for head and neck cancers

SU2C announces $3.25 million in grants to find new treatments for head and neck cancers

New computational technique accurately differentiates between data from tumor cells and normal cells

New computational technique accurately differentiates between data from tumor cells and normal cells

Thyroid cancer linked to in-utero exposures, study shows

Thyroid cancer linked to in-utero exposures, study shows

Active surveillance could be a viable treatment option for patients with low-risk thyroid cancer

Active surveillance could be a viable treatment option for patients with low-risk thyroid cancer

Targeted therapy found to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer

Targeted therapy found to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer

Targeted therapy achieves durable objective responses Phase I/II LIBRETTO-001 trial

Targeted therapy achieves durable objective responses Phase I/II LIBRETTO-001 trial

Sortilin may hold the key to developing more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer

Sortilin may hold the key to developing more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer

Combination therapy effective for patients with cholangiocarcinoma marked by BRAF mutations

Combination therapy effective for patients with cholangiocarcinoma marked by BRAF mutations

Study uses a statistical approach to reveal patterns of cancer incidence

Study uses a statistical approach to reveal patterns of cancer incidence

Physicians report misuse of thyroid tests for unsupported reasons

Physicians report misuse of thyroid tests for unsupported reasons

Genes associated with SARS-CoV-2 human lung cell infection

Genes associated with SARS-CoV-2 human lung cell infection

Accelerating the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer with Mass-Spectrometry Based Techniques

Accelerating the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer with Mass-Spectrometry Based Techniques

Study investigates combined effects of cancer therapy and inherited genetics

Study investigates combined effects of cancer therapy and inherited genetics

KinaRx receives SBIR grant to speed up clinical trials for AML and other diseases

KinaRx receives SBIR grant to speed up clinical trials for AML and other diseases

Mini tumors predict how cancer responds to heat treatment

Mini tumors predict how cancer responds to heat treatment

Targeted therapy pralsetinib shows high response rates in patients with RET fusion-positive cancers

Targeted therapy pralsetinib shows high response rates in patients with RET fusion-positive cancers