By Teresa Alasio, MD | Pathology Thyroid cancer is a disease that spans all age groups and it is currently the fastest-growing cancer in America. The American Society of Clinical Oncology estimates that 56,460 adults in the United States (13,250 men and 43,210 women) will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer this year.
By Jill Brodsky, MD FAAP | Pediatric Endocrinology Is your teen is sleeping a lot? Isn’t that what all teens do? Maybe, but excessive fatigue and lack of energy is just one of many symptoms that may indicate a thyroid disorder – which affects an estimated 2% to 3% of teenagers.
By Jaime Tsay, MD | Pediatric Endocrinology A child’s growth is one of the most important aspects of childhood that is regularly tracked. It is a reflection of overall health and nutritional status, and poor growth can be an indicator of an underlying medical problem. A child whose height percentiles have decreased over time or […]