Is thyroid cancer the exception to the rule that alcohol consumption is linked to an increased risk of developing cancer?
Recent findings in thyroid cancer treatment, including laser ablation therapy, lenvatinib, and guidelines for treating pediatric patients, are shown in the following slides.
Brain scans in a pregnant woman who had been undergoing evaluation for a pituitary adenoma revealed a hemorrhagic pituitary macroadenoma.
An analysis of thyroid cancer diagnosis and incidence in the United States suggests that there is an epidemic of diagnosis rather than an epidemic of thyroid cancer per se.
There are currently 3 sets of guidelines that outline the management of thyroid nodules. A case in point here.
Would you biopsy a 1-cm mobile nodule in the thyroid area of this 55-year-old woman who had mantle field radiation for a childhood cancer?
The FDA has approved sorafenib (Nexavar) for the treatment of metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer.
CT scan verified thyroid gland localization of this asymptomatic neck mass that proved to be papillary thyroid carcinoma on needle aspiration biopsy. Thyroidectomy confirmed the diagnosis of cancer.
Elevated serum gastrin will help confirm the presence of gastrinoma or multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
The review of surgical management of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the gastrointestinal tract, authored by Huang, Poultsides, and Norton, is both comprehensive and accessible for readers of all backgrounds.