Thyroid Cancer

Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Causing More Cases Of Thyroid Cancer | International Business Times

Seven more people who lived in Fukushima, Japan at the time of the nuclear disaster in 2011 were diagnosed with thyroid cancer, the government …

Cancer

GOP health plan could be costly for those with coverage gaps

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As a thyroid cancer survivor battling nerve damage and other complications, Lisa Dammert was in such dire financial straits in 2014 that she and her husband did the unthinkable: They let their health insurance lapse for a while.<p>If the Dammerts and some of the millions of …

Health Care

4 Signs Of Thyroid Cancer You Should Watch Out For

You get regular screens for breast cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don't have skin cancer, but is thyroid cancer even on your radar? Maybe it should be.

Cancer

Three Mile Island nuke accident linked to thyroid cancer

A new Penn State Medical Center study has found a link between the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear accident and thyroid cancer cases in south-central Pennsylvania.<p>The study marks the first time the partial meltdown of Unit 2's reactor can be connected to specific cancer cases, the researchers have …

Energy

To tell or not to: ‘Anak, you’re adopted’

I was at this elderly woman’s house when her 20-something daughter kissed her goodbye. As soon as her daughter left, the woman said, “Adopted ko.”<p>I …

Philippines

All These Cancer Screenings Probably Won’t Save Your Life

Millions are suffering through needless and destructive treatments that follow early-detection testing results—and all for cancers that likely wouldn’t kill you anyway.<p>Some cancers are easy to prevent. For example, sun block can prevent skin cancer; the hepatitis B vaccine can prevent liver cancer; …

Cancer

Thyroid cancer is on the rise, but the good news is it's very treatable

Leyanys Santos visited her primary doctor for a regular physical after three years of not stepping into her office.<p>When the doctor detected a small …

Cancer

Bad Chart Thursday: Crime-Fighting Border Walls Cause Cancer

The justification for the border wall that Donald Trump wants to build at the US-Mexico border is that the wall would reduce crime. Though it’s well …

Crime

4 Signs Of Thyroid Cancer You Should Watch Out For

You get regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don't have skin cancer, but is thyroid cancer even on your radar? Maybe it should be: Rates seem to be skyrocketing, as the number of people diagnosed with it has doubled since the 1970s. Women, in …

Cancer

Anthem to cover Veracyte's thyroid cancer test; shares up 2%

Anthem has decided to cover Veracyte's (VCYT +2%) Afirma Gene Expression Classifier for use in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer for its 40M members. …

Cancer

Anthem to cover Veracyte's thyroid cancer test; shares up 2%

Stock Markets34 minutes ago (May 18, 2017 01:32PM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. Anthem …

Stock Markets

Shark Tank's Daymond John Opens Up About Thyroid Cancer Battle: 'I Am Absolutely Fine'

<b>Daymond John</b> opened up about his battle with stage II thyroid cancer during a Facebook Live session on Friday, May 12, just two days after he …

Entrepreneurship

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Radiation Affected Everyone On Earth | International Business Times

Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster had an impact on every single person on Earth, according to scientists. The meltdown hit everyone on the …

Environment

7 Things You Need To Know Today (May 11)

1. Bad news for all the noisy-kneed folks out there.<p>Turns out that squeaking might be a sign that arthritis is in your future. A new study found a …

Health

‘Shark Tank’ star reveals he was diagnosed with cancer

During an appearance on “Good Morning America,” Daymond John, of “Shark Tank” fame, revealed that he recently had a cancer scare.Last year, he told …

Cancer

Hanford nuclear site incident raises questions about health, cancer risks

The breach of a tunnel that houses contaminated radioactive materials at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has drawn attention to potential risks …

Cancer

What You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer and Shark Tank's Daymond John's Diagnosis

Most people know very little about their thyroid at all, let alone the health problems that can affect it. (The thyroid gland is in your neck, by the …

Cancer

Don't Screen For Thyroid Cancer, Task Force Says

If you hear rock star Rod Stewart's husky voice in a radio spot imploring you to get your thyroid checked for cancer, don't be seduced.<p>An industry-backed foundation has been putting out that message, with Stewart as a celebrity spokesman, but it's not based on sound science. No major medical …

Cancer

USPSTF Evidence Report: Screening for Thyroid Cancer

Article<p>http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2625324<p>This Evidence Report to support the 2017 update of the US Preventive Services Task …

Cancer

What happens when you have thyroid problems? How this hormone-producing gland affects your overall health

More:<p>How to store medication and prescription drugs safely at home<br>• Understanding and recognizing hernias in children<br>• What is life like after losing a …

Fibromyalgia

Man refuses to leave cancer-stricken wife's side while she's in isolation

After nearly 18 years of marriage, John Newman has hardly left his wife's side — after all, he vowed to be there "in sickness and in health."<p>So when …

Husband refuses to leave wife’s side when she’s put in isolation for cancer treatment

A teenager has shared a moving picture of her father sitting outside her mother’s room when she was put in isolation after undergoing radiation …

Cancer

People adore this father on a mission to keep his wife company while she is isolated for cancer treatment

Mackenna Newman, a 17-year-old from California, may well have the sweetest dad in the world right now.<p>Her mother Marci, who was diagnosed with …

Lifestyle

Understanding Metformin and Your Thyroid

One promising new finding in the study of thyroid disease is an understanding of the relationship between the popular type 2 diabetes drug metformin …

Diabetes

Suppression Linked to Heart Risks After Thyroid Cancer

One of the routine practices in treating patients with thyroid cancer is—after surgical removal of the thyroid, and in some cases radioactive iodine …

Medicine

Partial Thyroid Surgery Recommended for Papillary Cancer

In 2017, the American Cancer Society estimates that about 56,870 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed: 42,470 in women, and 14,400 in …

Cancer

Kerala: Cases of thyroid cancer surge, patients double in capital between 2006-12

An upsurge of thyroid cancer cases in Kerala is causing angst among doctors.<p>Is it some new environmental factor that has suddenly emerged that is …

Cancer

Legendary B.C. skier Nancy Greene Raine undergoing cancer treatment | The Province

Sen. Nancy Greene Raine, Canada’s most decorated ski racer, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer.<p>Sun Peaks Resort, where Greene Raine is the …

Cancer

Canadian ski legend Greene Raine undergoing cancer treatment

Sen. Nancy Greene Raine, Canada's most decorated ski racer, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer.<p>Sun Peaks Resort, where Greene Raine is the …

Cancer

Thyroid Cancer: Link to Household Products?

By<p>What household products do scientists believe are a link to the dramatic rise in thyroid cancer over the past 40 years? Duke University's Dr. Julie Sosa and WSJ's Tanya Rivero discuss on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty<p>Posted April 10, 2017

Cancer