Finding better ways to treat children with thyroid disorders is a major goal of the Yale Pediatric Thyroid Center. Research has focused on:
Optimizing treatment of childhood Graves’ disease
Developing new diagnostic and treatment approaches for thyroid cancer
Identifying genes that cause thyroid cancer
Examining the potential toxicity of thyroid medications
Determining the risks of thyroid diseases and treatments to the mother and fetus
Improving treatment of congenital hypothyroidism
Exploring links of thyroid disease with other autoimmune diseases
Examining risks of Graves’ disease therapy
The YPTC is currently participating in a multi-center study examining the treatment of childhood Graves' disease with radioactive iodine.
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