Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Thyroid
With so much of the medical-news spotlight devoted to heart disease, cancer and mental health, who gives much thought to the thyroid, that little butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck?
Drug Shows Promise for Thyroid Cancer
Pazopanib, a drug that halts blood-vessel growth in tumors, has been shown to be effective in a large number of patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancers.
Deadly Damage from Decades Past
Whether as a result of numerous computer-tomography (CT) scans or cancer treatment, children exposed to head-and-neck radiation are at an increased risk of thyroid cancer years later.