Thyroid Lymphoma

Common Name(s)

Thyroid Lymphoma

Thyroid lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system that arises from the thyroid gland. The lymphatic system is part of the body's immune system that helps fight infection. It is made up of organs such as the bone marrow, thymus, spleen, and lymph nodes. Primary thyroid lymphomas are usually always non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) and can be divided into aggressive and slowly developing cell types. The most common symptoms of thyroid lymphoma is a lump in the front of the neck. Once diagnosed, thyroid NHL is highly curable without the need for surgery. Treatment may include radiotherapy, chemotherapy, or steroids. It usually occurs in people over the age of 60 and is more common in women than in men.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Thyroid Lymphoma" returned 81 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary thyroid lymphoma: multi-slice computed tomography findings.
 

Author(s): Xu-Bin Li, Zhao-Xiang Ye

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2015 ;16(3):1135-8.

 

The objective of this study was to investigate the MSCT characteristics of PTL in order to enhance the awareness of this uncommon entity among both clinicians and radiologists.

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2015

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Primary thyroid lymphoma has different sonographic and color Doppler features compared to nodular goiter.
 

Author(s): Zhongqing Wang, Bin Fu, Ying Xiao, Jintang Liao, Ping Xie

Journal: J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Feb;34(2):317-23.

 

The purpose of this study was to determine the specific sonographic features of primary thyroid lymphoma and its color Doppler pattern compared to nodular goiter.

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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Standard immunohistochemistry efficiently screens for anaplastic lymphoma kinase rearrangements in differentiated thyroid cancer.
 

Author(s): Gahee Park, Tae Hyuk Kim, Hae-Ock Lee, Jung Ah Lim, Jae-Kyung Won, Hye Sook Min, Kyu Eun Lee, Do Joon Park, Young Joo Park, Woong-Yang Park

Journal: Endocr. Relat. Cancer. 2015 Feb;22(1):55-63.

 

The anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene is frequently rearranged in various types of cancer and is highly responsive to targeted therapeutics. We developed a system to detect rearrangement of ALK in a large group of Korean thyroid cancer patients. We screened 474 malignant or benign ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2014

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The terms "Thyroid Lymphoma" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Primary thyroid T-lymphoblastic lymphoma: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Chengze Chen, Yinlong Yang, Langping Jin, Lei Dong, Xiaohua Zhang, Youqun Xiang

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Most thyroid lymphomas are B-lineage, and T-cell lymphomas are rare. Here, we report a case of primary T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (T-LBL) of the thyroid gland. A 15-year-old boy presented with a painless thyroid mass. Ultrasonographic examination revealed a hypoechoic thyroid nodule ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2014

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Early cytological diagnosis of extranodal stage I, primary thyroid Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in elderly patients. Report of two cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Elena Vigliar, Alessia Caleo, Mario Vitale, Vincenzo Di Crescenzo, Alfredo Garzi, Pio Zeppa

Journal: BMC Surg. 2013 ;13 Suppl 2():S49.

 

Primary thyroid lymphomas (PTLs) account for 5% of thyroid malignant tumors and often develop in patients with Hashimoto Thyroiditis (HT). Fine-needle cytology (FNC) is widely used in the diagnosis of thyroid nodules, including those arising in HT. Two PTL cases in HT elderly patients ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2013

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Thyroid lymphoma: recent advances in diagnosis and optimal management strategies.
 

Author(s): Siun Walsh, Aoife J Lowery, Denis Evoy, Enda W McDermott, Ruth S Prichard

Journal: Oncologist. 2013 ;18(9):994-1003.

 

Primary thyroid lymphoma is rare, composing approximately 5% of all thyroid malignancies and less than 3% of all extranodal lymphomas. It typically presents as a rapidly enlarging goiter with associated compressive symptoms. Thyroid ultrasound and fine needle aspiration cytology, ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2013

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Romidepsin in Treating Patients With Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or Solid Tumors With Liver Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Mixed Glioma; Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma; Adult Solid Neoplasm; AIDS Related Immunoblastic Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Burkitt Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Diffuse Mixed Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Diffuse Small Cleaved Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Hodgkin Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Lymphoblastic Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma; Glioma; Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm; Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Recurrent Bladder Carcinoma; Recurrent Breast Carcinoma; Recurrent Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; Recurrent Colorectal Carcinoma; Recurrent Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Recurrent Head and Neck Carcinoma; Recurrent Lung Carcinoma; Recurrent Mature T- and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Recurrent Melanoma; Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma; Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma; Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Thyroid Gland Carcinoma; Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; Refractory Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Refractory Mature T-Cell and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

 

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2016

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CC-486 (Oral Azacitidine) Bioequivalence Study in Patients With Solid Tumor or Hematologic Malignancies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hematological Neoplasms; Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma; Hodgkin's Lymphoma; Lymphoma; Multiple Myeloma; Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Leukemia; Myelodysplastic Syndromes; Neoplasms; Melanoma; Breast Cancer; Metastatic Breast Cancer; Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Small Cell Lung Cancer; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Glioblastoma Multiforme; Osteosarcoma; Sarcoma; Thyroid Cancer; Genitourinary

 

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2015

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Basket Study of Entrectinib (RXDX-101) for the Treatment of Patients With Solid Tumors Harboring NTRK1/2/3, ROS1, or ALK Gene Rearrangements (Fusions)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breast Cancer; Cholangiocarcinoma; Colorectal Cancer; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Anaplastic; Melanoma; Neuroendocrine Tumors; Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Ovarian Cancer; Pancreatic Cancer; Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Primary Brain Tumors; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Sarcomas; Salivary Gland Cancers; Adult Solid Tumor

 

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2016

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