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    • Coexistence of Histologically Confirmed Hashimoto's Thyroiditis with Different Stages of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in a Consecutive Chinese Cohort 

      Liu, Xiaoyun; Zhu, Lijun; Cui, Dai; Wang, Zhixiao; Chen, Huanhuan; Duan, Yu; Shen, Meiping; Wu, Yunsong; Rong, Rong; Zhang, Zhihong; Wang, Xiaodong; Chen, Jiawei; Alexander, Erik K.; Yang, Tao (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
      Purpose. To determine the relationship between Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) and all stages of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) with or without local lymph node metastasis (LNM). Methods:. We conducted a retrospective study ...
    • Evolutionary features of thyroid cancer in patients with thyroidectomies from 2008 to 2013 in China 

      Liu, Xiaoyun; Zhu, Lijun; Wang, Zhixiao; Cui, Dai; Chen, Huanhuan; Duan, Yu; Shen, Meiping; Lu, Hui; Zhang, Zhihong; Chen, Jiawei; Alexander, Erik K.; Yang, Tao; Wang, Xiaodong (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
      To evaluate the characteristics of thyroid carcinoma over time, we carried out a retrospective study to illustrate the evolutionary features of thyroid carcinoma. All records of thyroidectomies from the First Affiliated ...
    • A Large Cohort Study of Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism in Relation to Gynecologic Cancers 

      Kang, Jae H.; Kueck, Angela S.; Stevens, Richard; Curhan, Gary; De Vivo, Immaculata; Rosner, Bernard; Alexander, Erik; Tworoger, Shelley S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013)
      Background:. Thyroid status may influence tumorigenesis of gynecologic cancers, yet epidemiologic studies of this relationship are limited and inconsistent. Methods:. We evaluated the association of self-reported history ...
    • Long-term, treatment-free survival in select patients with distant metastatic papillary thyroid cancer 

      Kwong, Norra; Marqusee, Ellen; Gordon, Michael S; Larsen, P Reed; Garber, Jeffrey R; Kim, Matthew I; Alexander, Erik K (Bioscientifica Ltd, 2014)
      Well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma (WDTC) generally has a favorable prognosis. However, patients with distant metastatic disease experience progression of disease with a higher mortality. A subset of patients not ...
    • The variable phenotype and low-risk nature of RAS-positive thyroid nodules 

      Medici, Marco; Kwong, Norra; Angell, Trevor E.; Marqusee, Ellen; Kim, Matthew I.; Frates, Mary C.; Benson, Carol B.; Cibas, Edmund S.; Barletta, Justine A.; Krane, Jeffrey F.; Ruan, Daniel T.; Cho, Nancy L.; Gawande, Atul A.; Moore, Francis D.; Alexander, Erik K. (BioMed Central, 2015)
      Background: Oncogenic mutations are common in thyroid cancers. While the frequently detected RAS-oncogene mutations have been studied for diagnostic use in cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules, no investigation has ...