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CURE’s thyroid cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest thyroid cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on thyroid cancer.

When the Daughter of a Pediatric Oncologist Receives a Cancer Diagnosis

October 14th 2021, 3:00pm


“We tried very hard, my daughter and I, to have a daughter-father relationship, not a daughter-doctor relationship,” said Dr. Michael Weiner on this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, in which he discussed his career, his own cancer journey and his daughter’s diagnosis.

New Book Written By Former Pediatric Oncologist Emphasizes Patients With Cancer ‘Are Not Alone’

September 22nd 2021, 7:00pm


The tome also reflects on his own diagnosis of cancer and how it influenced his practice.

FDA Approves Cabometyx For Thyroid Cancer Subset

September 22nd 2021, 4:05pm


The FDA approval of Cabometyx was based on results that showed that the drug was associated with improved outcomes in patients with radioactive iodine–refractory locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer.

Precision Medicine and Clinical Trials

July 28th 2021, 2:04pm


Online resources available to patients with lung or thyroid cancer who are considering participation in a clinical trial after undergoing comprehensive genomic profiling.

Biomarker Testing: Centralized Vs Local Labs

July 28th 2021, 1:58pm


The pros and cons of conducting pathology assessments for comprehensive biomarker tests in central laboratories versus local laboratories.

Access to Molecular Testing in the Community

July 21st 2021, 5:48pm


Current barriers that impact patient access to comprehensive biomarker testing in the community and efforts underway to help advocate for increased accessibility to molecular assays moving forward.

Becoming Informed About Comprehensive Genomic Profiling

July 21st 2021, 4:05pm


Resources available to support patients and community oncologists who are interested in learning more and gaining access to comprehensive biomarker testing.

Molecular Testing in Thyroid Cancer: Interpreting Results

June 23rd 2021, 2:06pm


Lori J. Wirth, MD, describes what information she looks for from results of molecular testing that help inform treatment for her patients with thyroid cancer.

Molecular Testing and Shared Decision-Making

June 23rd 2021, 1:58pm


Andrea Ferris, of the LUNGevity Foundation, explains why shared decision-making is important when recommending molecular testing to patients with lung or thyroid cancer and highlights resources provided through her organization that support patients and health care professionals.

Educating Patients About Biomarker Testing

June 16th 2021, 3:21pm


Common questions asked by patients with lung or thyroid cancer who have been referred for biomarker testing and advice for setting expectations from test results.