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M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Thyroid Cancer
Presents research, symptoms, treatments, and clinical trials. Includes news, a support group and message board.
EndocrineWeb.com: Thyroid Cancer
An introduction to the different types of cancer, nodules, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis.
National Cancer Institute: Thyroid Cancer
Explores treatment options, prevention, screening, clinical trials, statistics and research.
Medical and surgical guidelines for the management of nodules and carcinoma. From the AACE (American Assoc. of Clinical Endocrinologists). Aimed at physicians.
Chernobyl Study Reveals First Direct Evidence That Risk Of Thyroid Cancer Rises With Increasing Radi
Press release about first study to document dose-relationship between radiation and incidence of thyroid cancer.
Cancer Research UK - Thyroid
Offers news and information about the prevention, treatment and cure of thyroid cancer. A charity site that also provides details on volunteering and fundraising.
Small Molecule Holds Promise for Treating Deadly Thyroid Cancer
Press release describing early stage research that may lead to a drug to help fight anaplastic thyroid cancer.
Annals of Surgical Oncology - Thyroid Cancer: Is the Incidence Still Increasing?
Study reports the incidence rates in Florida almost doubled over the 19902000 period.
Cincinnati study of Chernobyl residents uncovers new cause of thyroid cancer
Article describing gene mutation discovered in papillary thyroid carcinomas that developed in Chernobyl residents.
Linda's Thyroid Cancer Page
Personal website with well-informed rants, blog, and a list of celebrities with thyroid cancer.
The MTC Site
Medullary Thyroid Cancer site. Built by a layperson but covering the usual topics of causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.
AllThyroid.org: Thyroid Disorders & Treatments - Nodules & Cancer
Information on diagnosis and treatment. Includes explanation of the difference between microscopic areas of thyroid cancer, and "clinically important" tumours. From the Thyroid Foundation of America.
Genzyme's site describing their drug (a manufactured form of thyrotropin) and its potential role in thyroid cancer follow-up tests.
Early papillary thyroid carcinoma
Summary article for physicians. This link goes to the papillary page, which briefly discusses unusual variants, such as tall-cell, oxyphilic, columnar. There are links to eMedicine pages on follicular, medullary, and anaplastic, as well as thyroid nodules.
Thyroid Cancer at Johns Hopkins
Information for patients and families. Treatment, medication, specialist information and tools. You can create your own "thyroid page", and find specialists (US only).
Exposures and Effects of the Chernobyl Accident
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2000 Report.
Key recommendations and overview of management of thyroid cancer (differentiated and medullary)
Aimed at UK physicians. From the Royal College of Physicians, UK.
Anaplastic thryoid carcinoma
Review article March 2004, aimed at medical audience. Includes treatment recommendations.
MedicineNet.com: Thyroid Cancer
Discusses the different types, causes, detection, diagnosis and treatment.
OncoLink: Thyroid cancer
From the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. Explains risk factors, process of diagnosis (including staging systems), and treatment options. Features continuing medical education resources for physicians.
ThyCa: The Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association
Site built by patients with the help of members of the medical community. Contains facts about all types of thyroid cancer and their treatments. Features a support network and a Low Iodine Cookbook.
55 year-old Man with a Rapidly Enlarging Thyroid Mass
Abstract of article describing a case of columnar cell variant of thyroid cancer. Includes photographs.
Pathology lecture notes and pictures of thyroid disease, including thyroid cancer.
Papillary Thyroid Cancer: An Inquiring Patient's Guide
Detailed explanation of causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
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