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American Thyroid Association Releases New Guidelines

Posted on November 27, 2015

The American Thyroid Association released their new Guidelines for managing thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer. The long-awaited guidelines incorporate new findings from a wide range of studies into 101 recommendations. Main areas that have seen major updates include role of molecular markers in diagnosis, imaging frequency for follow-up, indications for I-131 treatment, risk assessment / prognosis, and treatment of advanced disease. The guidelines are here: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/thy.2015.0020