What you should know about thyroid cancer in adolescents, young adults

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Cancer is often thought of as a disease that affects older people, and with the median age of a cancer diagnosis at 66 years, it does.…

Early Warning Signs of Thyroid Problems and When You Should See a Doctor

Thyroid function is important for your body as it can affect your physical energy, temperature, weight, and mood. Depending on how little or how much thyroid hormone (more on this…

Fusion oncogenes associated with more invasive pediatric thyroid cancers, study says

Fusion oncogenes, such as RET- and NTRK-gene fusions, are associated with more invasive pediatric thyroid cancers, correlating with the highest risk of metastases and a lower likelihood of achieving remission…

Maternal thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy may predict children’s behavioral problems

Thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy may predict preschool boys’ emotional and behavioral problems, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Thyroid hormones…

Undergoing thyroid cancer surgery: Molly’s story

In November 2019, Molly Pearce noticed a lump on the left side of her throat. Then 13, Molly ended up at CHOC after a friend of her mother, Jacqueline, recommended…