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Make Food Tastier During Cancer Treatment

Thyroid cancer Learn the symptoms, causes and treatments of cancer of the thyroid — a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Eating during cancer treatment: Tips to make food tastier Cancer treatment may alter your sense of taste. Learn what you can [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph. D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid cancer increasing?  Are women at greater risk of thyroid [...]

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Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Keith Bible describes anaplastic thyroid cancer. To listen, click the link below. Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

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Thyroid Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Radio

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph.D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid [...]

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Mayo Clinic: High-Tech Imaging Contributing To Overdiagnosis Of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug 26, 2013 — An increasing gap between the incidence of thyroid cancer and deaths from the disease suggests that low-risk cancers are being overdiagnosed and overtreated, a study from the Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery finds. The study appears in the current issue [...]

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Study to Treat Deadly Form of Thyroid Cancer Shows Promise, Mayo Clinic Says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A combination of therapies may prove to be a promising advance for the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer based on results of a phase I clinical trial, say researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Anaplastic thyroid cancer is one of the deadliest of all cancers. Nearly all [...]

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Molecule Thought Cancer Foe Actually Helps Thyroid Tumors Grow

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — June 20, 2012.  A molecule widely believed to fight many forms of cancer actually helps deadly thyroid tumors grow, and cancer therapies now being tested in humans might boost the activity of this newly revealed bad guy, researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida say. Their findings are [...]

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Researchers Say Drug Shows Dramatic Results in Fight Against Some Thyroid Cancers

A medication that helps stop the growth of new blood vessels has produced dramatic benefits for some patients with aggressive thyroid cancer, research from Mayo Clinic indicates. At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Mayo investigators report that cancer in about two-thirds of 37 patients [...]

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