thyroid cancer Archives
Pediatric surgeon’s medical career began with a lucky catch
Jan. 19, 2023—While he was in medical school, pediatric surgeon Joseph Fusco, MD, learned in an unusual way that he had thyroid cancer.
Implanted stimulator used to treat vocal cord paralysis
Oct. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt is the only place in the world that has an implantable bilateral pacemaker that can stimulate opening of both vocal folds in patients with bilateral vocal fold paralysis, allowing them to both breathe and speak.
Thyroid cancer paper lands national recognition
Dec. 2, 2021—by Tom Wilemon A group of investigators in the Endocrine Neoplasia Research Laboratory at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received national recognition for their work to discover better treatments for thyroid cancer. A paper describing their lab work was awarded first place in the Basic Science category at the 2021 Cancer Research Competition, which promotes...
Obese children, young adults at higher risk for thyroid cancer
Aug. 26, 2021—Children and young adults who are obese are at greater risk for malignant thyroid nodules, according to new study from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Grant bolsters Weiss’ pediatric thyroid cancer research
Nov. 7, 2019—Vivian Weiss, MD, PhD, has been named a 2020 V Scholar and will receive $200,000 from the V Foundation for Cancer Research.
Surgeon helps restore cancer patients’ functionality
Nov. 15, 2018—Sarah Rohde long had an interest in treating cancer, and her research during her undergraduate and medical school years at the University of Virginia underscored that. What she didn’t expect was to become a surgeon.