Thyroid 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

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

Your sofa and other weird things that are apparently increasing your risk of cancer

There are certain things we know to avoid in order to protect our health. Sitting on the sofa certainly isn’t one of them, but experts have warned …

Cancer

Scientists earmark fireproof sofa chemicals as possible link to thyroid cancer

Proposals to restrict decaBDE in sofas were snubbed by ministers.<p>Scientists have found a possible link between chemicals which fireproof sofas and a …

Chemicals

U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of Americans diagnosed with thyroid cancer has more than tripled over the past four decades, and …

Cancer

Edmonton cancer survivor given the trip of a lifetime

'Far too often you hear the bad stuff about cancer and you don't hear the good stuff'<p>An Edmonton teen recovering from thyroid cancer is back home …

Compassion

Interpace Gets EU Patent for Thyroid Test (IDXG)

Interpace Diagnostics Group Inc. (IDXG) secured a patent from the European Patent Office for the use of microRNAs for distinguishing benign from …

Cancer

A closer look at the overuse of established medical practices

<i>This article is featured in</i> Newsweek's Special Edition: Nature's Remedies—Heal Your Body.<p>For thousands of years, standard medical procedures did more …

Medicine

Recent thyroid cancer trends in the United States suggest age, racial disparities

<b>ORLANDO--</b>In the United States, thyroid cancer incidence is rising among young people as well as Hispanics and African Americans, a new study reports. …

Cancer

Thyroid Cancer Rates Triple, and Scientists Look for Cause

Thyroid cancer rates are rising faster than any other cancer in the United States, a new study found: Between 1975 and 2013, the number of thyroid …

Cancer

Health care workers may be at increased risk of thyroid cancer, study claims

Health care providers and others who work in the medical field and are around occupational chemicals may be at an increased risk for developing thyroid cancer. A study published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that occupational exposure to these chemicals, known as biocides, was …

Cancer

Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records

TOKYO (AP) — A child diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the Fukushima nuclear accident is missing from government checkup records, an aid group said Friday, raising questions about the thoroughness and transparency of the screenings.<p>Japanese authorities have said that among the 184 confirmed and …

Cancer

Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Caused Thyroid Cancer In 4-Year-Old

Since the catastrophic nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan in 2011, the local government has repeatedly denied that any child under the age of five …

Cancer

Chemical disinfectants and sanitizers linked to thyroid cancer

(Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to chemicals like deodorizers, sanitizers, disinfectants and sterilizers on the job may be more likely than other people to develop thyroid cancer, a recent study suggests.<p>Occupational exposure to these chemicals, known as biocides, was associated with a 65 …

Cancer

Thyroid Cancer Patients Opting for Non-intervention Report Lack of Support

iStock<p>Patients who choose not to intervene after a diagnosis of thyroid cancer face a challenging path—one that is often defined by a sense of …

Cancer

Rarely Studied Gene USF3 Plays Role in Predisposition to Thyroid Cancer

Charis Eng, MD, PhD, and her team have discovered that a faulty, rarely studied gene called <i>USF3</i> may predispose individuals to thyroid cancer. They …

Cancer

Two thirds of cancers caused by alarming genetic mistakes, US study finds

CHICAGO, March 23 (Reuters) - About two-thirds of cancers are caused by random typos in DNA that occur as normal cells make copies of themselves, a …

Cancer

Losing Obamacare Could Kill Me

Jennifer England was a 39-year-old mom and small business owner when she got a shocking diagnosis. Now she's worried that her life is on the line again.<p>First you need to know why I needed Obamacare to begin with. Back in 2009, I worked as a manager for Starbucks and had great medical benefits. But …

Health Care

A Selfie Could Tell You If You Have This Thyroid Cancer Symptom

When actor and producer Lorna Nickson Brown was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, she says she went numb because she couldn't understand how she — a 26-year-old who felt totally fine — could be seriously ill. But Lorna later found out she was exhibiting a classic symptom of thyroid cancer that can be …

Cancer

This Woman's Viral Photo Reveals A Cancer Symptom You Might Miss

When Lorna Nickson Brown was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2015, she was shocked — at the time, she was a healthy 26-year-old, and hadn't shown …

Cancer

Thyroid cancer — treatment and prognosis

<b>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> How is thyroid cancer treated? Does it always require taking out the thyroid? When is iodine treatment used, and how does that work?<p>…

Cancer

Radiation isn’t the biggest health issue for Fukushima residents

TOKYO — The 185 cases of thyroid cancer found in youngsters in the Japanese region hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster cannot be linked to radiation, …

Cancer

Japanese doctors on thyroid cancer cases

The 185 cases of thyroid cancer found in youngsters in the Japanese region hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster cannot be linked to radiation, doctors …

Cancer

Woman's Viral Photo Shows Thyroid Cancer Symptom She Completely Missed

Everyone should read this — it could save your life.<p>Lorna Nickson Brown was shocked when she was told she had thyroid cancer in 2015 — the otherwise healthy and energetic 26-year-old didn't see the gaunt face and shriveled body of a cancer patient in the mirror.<p>"This isn't what I thought cancer …

Breast Cancer

This Woman's Viral Photo Shows What a Thyroid Cancer Lump Looks Like

The thyroid is a complex part of the body, so it's no wonder diagnosing thyroid-related diseases like Hashimoto's disease, Graves' disease, or …

Thyroid

Woman's viral photo shows thyroid cancer symptom she completely missed

Everyone should read this — it could save your life.<p>Lorna Nickson Brown was shocked when she was told she had thyroid cancer in 2015 — the otherwise healthy and energetic 26-year-old didn't see the gaunt face and shriveled body of a cancer patient in the mirror.<p>"This isn't what I thought cancer …

Cancer

Woman's viral photo shows thyroid cancer symptom she completely missed

Everyone should read this<p>Lorna Nickson Brown was shocked when she was told she had thyroid cancer in 2015 — the otherwise healthy and energetic …

Cancer

This Actress Is Revealing How She Found Her Thyroid Cancer, and It Can Save Your Life

In 2015, Lorna Nickson Brown was your average 20-something. Although she had just lost a little bit of weight, she considered herself to be healthy . . . which is why she was completely shocked when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer that year. Lorna recently spoke out about her condition, …

Cancer

A Selfie Could Tell You if You Have This Thyroid Cancer Symptom

This is what to look out for.<p>When actor and producer Lorna Nickson Brown was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, she says she went numb because she couldn't understand how she — a 26-year-old who felt totally fine — could be seriously ill. But it turns out Lorna was exhibiting a classic symptom of …

Cancer