Thyroid Cancer

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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Latest Thyroid Cancer News and Research

Genetic susceptibility influences the association between cell phone use and thyroid cancer

Genetic susceptibility influences the association between cell phone use and thyroid cancer

To boost bottom lines, single-payer may be just what these restaurateurs ordered

To boost bottom lines, single-payer may be just what these restaurateurs ordered

World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers found to have increased leukemia incidence

World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers found to have increased leukemia incidence

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease

Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients

Risk of death from heart disease found to be higher in cancer patients

New gene mutation involved in familial thyroid cancers identified

New gene mutation involved in familial thyroid cancers identified

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

MU researchers describe Down syndrome-associated catatonia

Radiation from CT scans can increase risk of leukemia, thyroid cancer

Radiation from CT scans can increase risk of leukemia, thyroid cancer

Study explores the overall rate of new cancer cases in Canada from 1971 to 2015

Study explores the overall rate of new cancer cases in Canada from 1971 to 2015

Using machine learning on ultrasound images to predict risk of thyroid cancer

Using machine learning on ultrasound images to predict risk of thyroid cancer

Low-risk thyroid cancer and stringent follow-up: who decides?

Low-risk thyroid cancer and stringent follow-up: who decides?

Study highlights role of patient maximizing-minimizing preferences in thyroid cancer surveillance

Study highlights role of patient maximizing-minimizing preferences in thyroid cancer surveillance

Biomarkers reveal increase in thyroid cancer incidence among WTC responders

Biomarkers reveal increase in thyroid cancer incidence among WTC responders

Mathematical model helps quantify metastatic cell behavior

Mathematical model helps quantify metastatic cell behavior

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

Study: Nearly a quarter of low-risk thyroid cancer patients receive more treatment than necessary

Study: Nearly a quarter of low-risk thyroid cancer patients receive more treatment than necessary

Many thyroid cancer patients have no choice about radioactive iodine, study reveals

Many thyroid cancer patients have no choice about radioactive iodine, study reveals

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Cancer mortality at an all time low finds report

Cancer mortality at an all time low finds report

Study: Type 2 diabetes linked to elevated risk of several cancers

Study: Type 2 diabetes linked to elevated risk of several cancers