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Thyroid Nodules and Cancer in Pregnant Women

July 21, 2020

Session Description: Thyroid nodules are relatively common in pregnant women, and the approach to diagnosis and management may be altered in gestation. Questions often arise about appropriate strategies for the follow-up of pregnant patients with a history of thyroid cancer.

Faculty: Angela M. Leung, MD
UCLA

Learning Objectives:

  1. Evaluate considerations regarding the timing of FNA biopsy when thyroid nodules are diagnosed during gestation.
  2. Explain the effect of pregnancy on thyroid tumor progression.
  3. Define appropriate TSH targets and tumor surveillance strategies in pregnant patients with a history of thyroid cancer.

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