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Thyroid Cancer

Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy

Edited by Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar; Md, MSc

University of Bonn, Germany

Thyroid cancer is the eighth most common type of cancer and is most frequently diagnosed among people aged 45-54. Nearly three out of four cases are found in women, while about 2% of thyroid cancers occur in children and teenagers. This book is for medical doctors with experience in the field of thyroid cancer. It comprises different subjects, especially the advances in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer with PET imaging and elastography, as well as the new therapeutic approaches with tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

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Thyroid CancerAdvances in Diagnosis and TherapyEdited by Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar; Md, MSc

Published: September 7th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61889

ISBN: 978-953-51-2589-1

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2588-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7298-7

Copyright year: 2016

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19920 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Dr. Saul Hertz (1905–1950) Discovers the Medical Uses of Radioactive Iodine: The First Targeted Cancer Therapy

By Barbara Hertz


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2. Molecular Alterations and Expression Dynamics in the Etiopathogenesis of Thyroid Cancer

By Syed Mudassar, Mosin S. Khan, Shariq R. Masoodi, Khursheed A. Wani, Mahboob Ul Hussain and Khurshid I. Andrabi


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3. Atypia of Undetermined Significance/Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance (AUS/FLUS): Interpretation and Algorithm for Follow-Up

By Lei Zhang, Beverly Wang, Jianyu Rao and Douglas Bell


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4. Elastography: A New Ultrasound Technique in Nodular Thyroid Pathology

By Dana Stoian, Timar Bogdan, Marius Craina, Mihaela Craciunescu, Romulus Timar and Adalbert Schiller


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5. The Advantages and Limitations of Ultrasound Elastography in Diagnosis of Thyroid Carcinoma

By Nazan Ciledag, Hidir Kaygusuz, Burcu Sahin, Elif Aktas, Fatma Gul Buyukbayraktar Imamoglu and Bilgin Kadri Aribas


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6. FDG PET in Thyroid Cancer

By Irina Wimmer and Robert Pichler


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7. 124I PET: Pretherapeutic Staging, Detection of Recurrent Thyroid Cancer and Dosimetry

By Marcus Ruhlmann, Verena Ruhlmann, Walter Jentzen and Andreas Bockisch


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8. Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma with Elevated Thyroglobulin and Negative Radioiodine Whole-Body Scan Metastases

By Chao Ma


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9. Emerging Therapeutic Approaches for the Most Aggressive Epithelial Thyroid Cancers

By Alessandro Antonelli, Enke Baldini, Salvatore Sorrenti, Poupak Fallahi, Paolo Miccoli, Angelo Filippini and Salvatore Ulisse


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10. A Perspective on the Current Medical Approach of Advanced Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

By Ana Valea and Carmen Emanuela Georgescu


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11. Management of Rare Thyroid Malignancies

By Moustafa Mourad, David Chan, Sameep Kadakia and Yadranko Ducic


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12. Radiation Dosimetry in Thyroid Cancer Patients

By Lebriz Uslu Beşli and Mustafa Demir


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13. Thyroid Cancer in Children and Adolescents

By Eman Marie, Mahnaz Kousha and Reza Vali


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