How Cancer Affects Childhood Growth

Childhood cancer patients and survivors are at increased risk for growth disturbances, for myriad reasons, and it is important to periodically monitor their growth, according to a paper recently published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Tomoko Yoshida, MD, PhD, and Angela Delaney, MD, both of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis,...

Paraben Exposure Linked to Mammary Cancer Growth and Metastasis

Parabens like methylparaben (MP) and propylparaben (PP), which are commonly used in food, cosmetic, and drug preservatives, are associated with mammary cancer growth and metastasis in mice, according to a study recently published in Endocrinology. Researchers led by Michele A. La Merrill, PhD, of the Department of Environmental Toxicology at the University of California at...

Endocrine Society Publishes First Hypercalcemia of Malignancy Guideline

A new Endocrine Society guideline details how to treat adult patients with hypercalcemia of malignancy, the most common metabolic cancer complication. Despite its high morbidity and mortality rates, this is the very first guideline that directly addresses this condition and confirms the efficacy of denosumab and bisphosphonates. Adults with hypercalcemia of malignancy should be treated...

Study Links Diabetes and Worse Outcomes in Long-Term Survivors of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Women who are longer-term survivors of metastatic breast cancer may have a worse survival rate if they have diabetes and poorly controlled blood sugar levels, according to a study presented at ENDO 2022. The authors of the study point out that a well-established relationship between diabetes and breast cancer exists, but it’s still unclear how...

New Data Show Strong Performance of Thyroid Cancer Test in Real-World Clinical Practice

Meta-analysis presented at ENDO 2022 provides real-world evidence that a test can accurately rule out thyroid cancer in patients with indeterminate thyroid nodules and that, when the test deems a nodule as suspicious, the patient’s risk of malignancy is consistent, and higher than that reported in the test’s original clinical validation (CV) study. Veracyte is...

Neoplasia and Cancer Resources

Neoplasia, including both cancers and benign conditions, requires prompt and accurate diagnosis — and treatment — to preserve life and comfort. In the field of endocrinology, neoplasia is a serious concern.

Endocrine neoplasia, whether or not it is cancerous, can throw the entire endocrine system out of balance. So doctors and patients alike need a source for up-to-date information about neoplasia in the endocrine field. Endocrine News has collected all of the articles and information you need about neoplasia, cancer and the endocrine system, and showcased them in one convenient location where both doctors and patients can get the information they need to make informed treatment decisions.

Updated Information About New Treatments and Therapies

On the Neoplasia and Cancer page, you will find articles highlighting promising new therapies and treatments, including pertinent research studies that highlight the effectiveness of these up-and-coming therapies. By staying current with these insights and changes in the field, doctors will be able to offer their patients the best possible solutions for their conditions, and patients will be able to research the top treatment options on their own.

Case Studies in the Neoplasia and Cancer Field

An important part of the resources found on this page is the case studies. By reading real-life case studies relating to cancer and other neoplasia conditions, you will be able to understand the impact of these diseases and their potential treatments on real patients. Case studies also help patients and doctors see what cancer and neoplasia symptoms look like in daily life.

Health Warnings and Advice

The resources on this page provide pertinent health warnings and advice to help patients avoid cancer and tumor risks. By staying informed, both doctors and their patients can help encourage healthier habits to limit the risk of developing neoplasia symptoms and cancer. These warnings and advice articles are specific to endocrine neoplasia conditions.