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The Future of Treatment for Patients With Medullary Thyroid Cancer
BY Katie Kosko
Expert discusses three promising options to treat patients with medullary thyroid cancer.
Patients Face Anxiety After Choosing Not to Treat Thyroid Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
Patients who choose not to have their thyroid cancer treated often have feelings of anxiety and isolation, and are at a risk of disengaging from the health care system because they might not feel supported.
Late Effects of Thyroid Cancer Are More Prevalent in Younger Survivors
BY Allie Casey
A recent study found that some late effects are more prevalent in patients who were diagnosed with thyroid cancer before 40 compared to those who were diagnosed at a later age.
Speed Up Trials: Effective Therapies Are Needed for Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
BY Laura Panjwani
Clinical trial enrollment must become speedier for patients with rare diseases such as anaplastic thyroid cancer, says Maria Cabanillas, M.D.
What's in a Name: Expert Re-Examines Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma's Classification as Cancer
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer may actually not be cancer at all, according to Yuri E. Nikiforov.
8 Questions With a Thyroid Cancer Expert: The Role of Lenvima
BY Gina Columbus
Marcia S. Brose discusses Lenvima for patients with progressive radioactive iodine (RAI)-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer. 
Danielle Nicosia on Being Misdiagnosed
BY Danielle Nicosia
Danielle Nicosia, a survivor of thyroid cancer, discusses being misdiagnosed.
Building on the Success of Targeted Therapies in Thyroid Cancer
BY Tony Hagen
Nexavar and Lenvima have significantly altered the treatment paradigm for patients with advanced RAI-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer, with combination strategies hoping to further build upon this success.
Bethany Andrews Rhoten on How Patients Can Cope With Body Image Issues
BY Bethany Andrews Rhoten
Bethany Andrews Rhoten, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, discusses how patients with cancer can cope with body image issues.
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Parathyroid Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
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