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Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Will Dogs Soon Replace Modern Cancer Detection?
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
6/5/2015  0
With the 2015 estimates of newly diagnosed US thyroid cancer cases reaching 62,450 and deaths 1,950, the importance of new detection methods are imperative.1

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
AYA Population Have Higher Mortality from Thyroid Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
5/14/2015  0
Thyroid cancer generally has good 5-year survival rates when it's detected in its earlier stages.1 However, adolescents and young adults, particularly males, have a poorer prognosis ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Risks Associated With Obesity & Thyroid Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
5/13/2015  0
Thyroid nodules are difficult to detect in obese patients, which means they are not usually found until the nodules are large and the patients are symptomatic. These study findings ...

Marijke Vroomen Durning

Marijke Vroomen Durning
Suppressing TSH May Increase Osteoporosis Risk Among Thyroid Cancer Patients
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN
4/16/2015  1
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) will be issuing new guidelines this year for the treatment and management of thyroid cancer, which will include a reversal of the 2009 ...

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Monica Key

Monica Key
A Link Between Breast Cancer & Secondary Thyroid Cancer
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
4/15/2015  0
Many survivors of breast cancer often struggle with the idea of their primary cancer recurring or even developing a secondary cancer. In general, most breast cancer survivors have ...

Lori Smith

Lori Smith
Overuse of Radioactive Iodine in Thyroid Cancer Patients
Lori Smith, BSN, MSN, CRNP
3/12/2015  1
Although thyroid cancer is not as common as some other cancers, it is on the rise with US estimations of newly diagnosed cancers reaching 62,450 in 2015.1

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Michael Kaufman

Michael Kaufman
FDA Grants Early Approval to Lenvatinib for Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
Michael Kaufman, Medical Journalist
2/19/2015  1
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted expedited approval on February 13, 2015 to the oral kinase inhibitor lenvatinib (Lenvima) for use in patients with progressive, ...

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Michelle Bragazzi

Michelle Bragazzi
Thyroid Cancer Cases on the Rise in Pennsylvania
Michelle Bragazzi
9/19/2014  3

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Monica Key

Monica Key
Thyroid Cancer & Emerging Treatments
Monica Key, APRN, CCRN, AOCNP
9/10/2013  6
An article earlier this year in The New England Journal of Medicine shared a case study about a 51-year-old male with anaplastic thyroid cancer.

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Webinar Series
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Presented by Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC , this webinar will highlight:

  • How to determine which patients require genetic counseling
  • How to help prepare your patients for the genetic counseling process
  • Testing options that are now available
  • How you can utilize this data in managing your patients and their family members

Participants will also be able to ask questions during a live question and answer period with speaker Ellen T. Matloff, MS, CGC .

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT
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FDA Approves Onivyde for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN,
10/27/2015  3
On October 22, 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.), in combination with fluorouracil ...
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