Thyroid Neoplasms

Edited by

  • Bryan Haugen, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA

Series Editor:

  • Boris Draznin, Endocrine/Metabolism/Diabetes Division, VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA

This is a unique book on thyroid neoplasms in that it covers many current topics in the area including tumor development, tumor markers and preclinical treatment for advanced cancer as well as practical approaches (radioiodine, ultrasound, thyroglobulin monitoring and PET scanning). This book will give the general reader and specialist a good foundation for what is currently going on in the area of thyroid neoplasms.
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Primary Audience: Endocrinologists, Oncologists, Nuclear medicine practitionersSecondary Audience: Surgeons, Radiologits, and Pediatricians


Book information

  • Published: April 2005
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-50952-9

Table of Contents

1. Gene Rearrangements in Thyroid Cancer2. Molecular Markers of Thyroid Nodules3. Ultrasound in the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Cancer4. Controversies in the Use of Radioiodine for Remnant Ablation and Therapy of Thyroid Carcinoma5. Thyroglobulin Measurements in Thyroid Cancer Evaluation and Surveillance6. The Role of Fluoro-Deoxy Glucose (FDG) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) in the Management of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer7. Preclinical Studies of Chemotherapy for Undifferentiated Thyroid Carcinoma8. Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma9. Thyroid Neoplasms in Children and Adolescents