ISSN 1662-4009 (online)

ey0017.9-12 | Childhood Cancer, Radiation Therapy and Thyroid Disease | ESPEYB17

9.12. Ultrasound is superior to palpation for thyroid cancer detection in high-risk childhood cancer and BMT survivors

J Hess , K Schafernak , D Newbern , T Vern-Gross , J Foote , D Van Tassel , R Jamshidi , A Walsh

To read the full abstract: Support Care Cancer. 2020 Feb 11. Epub ahead of print. hess2@phoenixchildrens.comThe development of a second neoplasia is a major concern during the follow-up of childhood cancer survivors (CCS). Secondary cancers account for nearly 50% of non-relapse mortality at 5 years. Thyroid tumours represent 10-20% of subsequent neoplasia cases, due to the high sensitivity of the g...

ey0018.3-3 | Thyroid development | ESPEYB18

3.3. Generation and differentiation of adult tissue-derived human thyroid organoids

VML Ogundipe , AH Groen , N Hosper , PWK Nagle , J Hess , H Faber , AL Jellema , M Baanstra , TP Links , K Unger , JTM Plukker , RP Coppes

Stem Cell Reports. 2021;16:913–925. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2021.02.011.In analogy to historical data [1], the authors provide important proof of principle that adult thyroid tissues cultivated in vitro show self-renewal and differentiation capacities and might ultimately be of use for regenerative autologous transplantation back into the donor patient affected by hypothyr...