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  1. Life Itself proves it's the message not the medium that mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... one of the biggest names in the profession for more than 40 years, until his untimely death in 2013 from thyroid cancer, his story now told in Steve James' new documentary, Life Itself . With the input of those who knew and loved Ebert, Life Itself ...

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  2. **Is it all in the family?**Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... of genes and environmental factors. I am 84 years old and in good health. My only relevant illness was thyroid cancer 15 years ago; the only treatment required was surgical removal of two-thirds of the gland. I had five children; my oldest son, who ...

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  3. Long-term follow-up of benign thyroid nodules shows favorable prognosisRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    After five years of follow-up, a majority of asymptomatic, benign thyroid nodules exhibited no significant change in size, or actually decreased in size, and diagnoses of thyroid cancer were rare, according to a study in JAMA . Detection of asymptomatic thyroid nodules has increased, largely from improved detection of small incidentally discovered nodules.

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  4. Eisai and Merck Enter Collaboration to Explore Novel Combination...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... of patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States, and is currently undergoing regulatory review for this indication in Japan, the EU, Switzerland, South ...

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  5. Germline and somatic SDHx alterations in apparently sporadic differentiated thyroid cancerRead the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    Along with breast and endometrial cancers, thyroid cancer is a major component cancer in Cowden syndrome . Germline variants in SDHB/C/D genes account for subsets of CS/CS-like cases, conferring a higher risk of breast and thyroid cancers over those with only germline PTEN mutations.

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  6. Study: Few Thyroid Lumps Turn CancerousRead the original story

    Yesterday | InteliHealth

    ... 15% grew in size by at least half. About 19% of the nodules shrank. Only 5 nodules were ever diagnosed as thyroid cancer. That was 3 out of every 1,000 nodules. Researchers said these results suggest that current follow-up practices may be more than ...

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  7. 3/11 All Out On 4th Anniversary of Fukushima MeltdownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indybay.org

    ... Fukushima telling them that it has been decontaminated despite continuing radiation and a growing epidemic of thyroid cancer cases. The government refused as well using a newly passed secrecy law to release information on cancer surgeries in the ...

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  8. thyroid cancerRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2010 | InteliHealth

    Thyroid cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly.

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  9. Poppy's operation appeal fund off to a generous startRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | York Press

    ... page. I can't thank people enough." Pam East-Watson's daughter Beverley, from Clifton , was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2004, but has since been given the all-clear, and Pam said she wanted to help Poppy's family. She said: "It's not cancer, ...

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  10. Spending labor day in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... delivery and looking instead at customizing a birthing plan that's just right for them. Having survived thyroid cancer before becoming a mother, Perry felt driven to seek out as natural a pregnancy and delivery as possible. "What I put in my body ...

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  11. Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid GrowthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MedlinePlus

    ... approach of monitoring patients is "not the most efficient way" to catch the small number who really have thyroid cancer. Dr. Sebastiano Filetti, the lead researcher on the study, agreed with both points. "Our findings should be reassuring to ...

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  12. Majority of asymptomatic, benign thyroid nodules remain benign during follow-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    After five years of follow-up, a majority of asymptomatic, benign thyroid nodules exhibited no significant change in size, or actually decreased in size, and diagnoses of thyroid cancer were rare, according to a study in the March 3 issue of JAMA . Detection of asymptomatic thyroid nodules has increased, largely from improved detection of small incidentally discovered nodules.

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  13. Favorable Outlook Observed in Asymptomatic Thyroid NodulesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal Watch

    ... evidence of malignancy. Over 5 years' follow-up, 15% of patients had growth in the original nodule. However, thyroid cancer was detected in only seven patients overall (0.7% of population). In two of these patients, the malignant nodules weren't ...

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  14. Embracing through the bond of Kisses for Catie 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Effingham Herald

    ... battles with the disease. Lyerly's daughter Katrina, a senior at South Effingham High, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer at age 15. She is in remission after having her thyroid and all her lymph nodes removed. McDonald's 9-year-old son Austin ...

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  15. Why Exelixis, Inc. Shares Skyrocketed 57% in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Motley Fool

    ... of $7.4 million, which was entirely from the sale of Cometriq for the treatment of metastatic medullary thyroid cancer, up from $4.3 million in the year-ago quarter, but below Wall Street's expectation of $7.8 million. Exelixis' net loss of $0.30 ...

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  16. Integrated Genomic Characterization of Papillary Thyroid CarcinomaRead the original story

    Tuesday | CiteULike

    Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common type of thyroid cancer. Here, we describe the genomic landscape of 496 PTCs.

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  17. Eisai Launches Anticancer Agent Lenvima in the United StatesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Sys-Con Media

    First Country in the World to Gain Access to New Treatment Option TOKYO, Mar 2, 2015 - - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that its U.S. subsidiary Eisai Inc. has launched its in-house developed novel anticancer agent Lenvima as a treatment for locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States on February 26, 2015. The United States is the first country in the world where the agent has been launched.

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  18. Common variants at the 9q 22.33, 14q13.3 and ATM loci, and risk of...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | BioMed Central

    Celia M Pereda , Fabienne Lesueur , Maroulio Pertesi , Nivonirina Robinot , Juan J Lence-Anta , Silvia Turcios , Milagros Velasco , Mae Chappe , Idalmis Infante , Marlene Bustillo , Anabel GarcA a , Enora Clero , Constance Xhaard , Yan Ren , StA phane Maillard , Francesca Damiola , Carole Rubino , Sirced Salazar , Regla Rodriguez , Rosa M Ortiz and Florent de Vathaire * Background The incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer in Cuba is low and the contribution of host genetic factors to DTC in this population has not been investigated so far. Our goal was to assess the role of known risk polymorphisms in DTC cases living in Havana.

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  19. Sound Off: The most fascinating person readers ever met -- from the pope to Little Orphan AnnieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... board-certified ear, nose and throat specialist, health care practice and medical spa owner, she has survived thyroid cancer and reinvented her life while continuing to practice medicine and grow her business with opening another office. But most ...

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  20. The People's Voice: Always in each other's cornersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Daily Gazette

    DeAnna Mulvaney hugs a Rock Falls Middle School seventh-grader Reiley Dowd on Feb. 18 before a Jets home meet against Byron. The Rock Falls Middle School team came together to celebrate and support Mulvaney, who is battling thyroid cancer.

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