Thyroid Neoplasia (posters)

SUN-0515

Clinical Significance of Incidental Thyroid Uptake on 11C-Choline PET/CT
Raul Ruiz-Esponda, Val J Lowe and Diana S. Dean

SUN-0516

Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Efficacy and Tolerability in 17 Patients
Rita Joana Santos, Margarida da Silva Vieira, Pedro Marques, Edward Limbert and Valeriano Leite

SUN-0517

Is Hashimoto's Thyroiditis a Risk Factor for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma? Our Experience and a Literature Review
Ayman A. Zayed, Moaath K. Mustafa Ali, Omar Mohammed Jaber, Moh’d Jaber Suleiman, Ashraf Azzam Ashhab, Munther Suleiman Momani, Maha Suliaman Shomaf, Salah Mohammed AbuRuz and Wajdi Mohammed Al_Shweiat

SUN-0519

Expression of COX2 and Infiltration of CD8+ Lymphocytes May Predict Outcome of Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
Lucas Leite Cunha, Suely Nonogaki, Elaine Morari, Fernando Soares, José Vassallo and Laura Sterian Ward

SUN-0522

Validity of Ultrasound Criteria for Malignancy and FINE Needle Aspiration (FNA) in Eufunctional Thyroid Nodule
Hernando Vargas-Uricoechea, Ivonne Meza-Cabrera, Karina Agredo-Reyes, Julián Ñáñez-Paz and Magda Rangel-Bahamón

SUN-0523

Prognosis and Outcome Analysis of Thyroid Cancer: Experience from a Tertiary Care Centre in Pakistan
Saira Furqan, Asma Ahmed, Zain Ali Bhutta, Uzma Majid, Safia Awan and Najmul Islam

SUN-0524

Clinical Relevance of Early Identification of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma in Childhood Cancer Survivors: State of the Evidence
Sarah C. Clement, Leontien C. Kremer, Thera P Links, Renee L. Mulder, Cecile M. Ronckers, Berthe L.F. van Eck-Smit, Rick R. van Rijn, Heleen J.H. van der Pal, Wim J.E. Tissing, Geert O. Janssens, Marry M. van den Heuvel-Eibrink, Sebastian J.C.M.M. Neggers, E.J.M. Nieveen van Dijkum, Robin P. Peeters and H.M. van Santen

SUN-0525

Ligand-Bound Thyroid Hormone Receptor β Induces Cancer Cell Cycle Arrest
Fumihiko Furuya, Kazuya Takahashi, Hiroki Shimura, Sayaka Ichijo and Tetsuro Kobayashi

SUN-0526

Is Elastosonography Helpful in Differential Diagnosis of Benign and Malignant Thyroid Nodules with Complex Features?
Oya Topaloglu, Bekir Ucan, Mustafa Sahin, Muyesser Sayki Arslan, Taner Demirci, Tugba Taskin Turkmenoglu, Mustafa Caliskan, Erman Cakal, Mustafa Ozbek and Tuncay Delibasi

SUN-0528

Sonographic Features of Thyroid Nodules Undergoing Fine Needle Aspiration in the Veteran Population
Sean Raj, Rohit Ramanatham, David Sabbag, Rebecca Matejowsky and Mark A Sultenfuss

SUN-0529

Usefulness of Basal Serum Calcitonin Levels in Patients with and without Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
Hyemi Kwon, Won Gu Kim, Tae Yong Kim, Dong Eun Song, Jung Hwan Baek, Jin-Sook Ryu, Suck Joon Hong, Won Bae Kim and Young Kee Shong

SUN-0531

The Frequency of BRAFV600E Is Dependent on the Presence of Anti-TPO Antibody in Papillary Thyroid Cancers with Lymphocytic Infiltration
Kyeong Hye Park, Kwang Joon Kim, Young Ki Lee, Seonhyang Jeong, Dong Yeob Shin and Eun Jig Lee

SUN-0533

Measurement of Serum Thyroglobulin (Tg) By Five Assays during Follow-up of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC): Functional Sensitivity Vs Specificity
Ana María Sequera, Marta Torres, Patricia Glikman, Maria Paula Esteban, Graciela Astarita, Viviana Mesch, Andrea Kozak, Mónica Melmann, Graciela Mosquera Filoso, Mirta Gurfinkiel, Patricia Pagano, María José Iparraguirre, Natalia Blanco, Monica Saavedra, Isabel Teres and Patricia Otero

SUN-0534

Management Impact of F-18 FDG PET/CT Scan in Differentitated Thyroid Cancer Patients
Aamna Hassan, Saima Riaz, Humayun Bashir, M Khalid Nawaz, Raza Hussain, Amina Khan, Aamir A Syed, Mazhar A Shah and Ahmad Murtaza

SUN-0535

SUN-0536

Usefulness of Current Staging Systems in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma
Maria Soledad Librizzi, Sonsoles Guadalix, Jorge Ferrero, Eduardo Ferrero, Guillermo Martínez Díaz-Guerra and Federico G Hawkins

SUN-0537

Impact of Age on Disease-Specific and Overall Survival of Patients with Carcinoma of the Thyroid
Joanne Chang, Maria Papaleontiou, Mousumi Banerjee and Megan R Haymart

SUN-0538

The Prevalence of Coexistence Thyroid Carcinoma and Thyroid Nodules in Hyperthyroid Patients of San Juan City Hospital
Mónica Santiago, Jose Hernan Martinez, Coromoto Palermo, Carlos Rafael Figueroa, Rafael Trinidad, Madeleine Gutierrez, Alfredo Sanchez and Michelle M Mangual

SUN-0539

Variants in the ATM-CHEK2-BRCA1 Axis Determine Genetic Predisposition and Clinical Presentation of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Anna Wojcicka, Malgorzata Czetwertynska, Michal Swierniak, Joanna Dlugosinska, Monika Maciag, Agnieszka Czajka, Kinga Dymecka, Rafal Ploski, Albert de la Chapelle and Krystian Jazdzewski

SUN-0540

Plasma Ghrelin and PAI-1 Levels in Patients with Thyroid Carcinoma
Mustafa Sahin, Bekir Ucan, Müyesser Sayki Arslan, Mustafa Ozbek, Seyda Ozdemir, Nujen Colak Bozkurt, Oya Topaloglu, Esra Tutal, Taner Demirci, Mustafa Caliskan, Erman Cakal and Tuncay Delibasi

SUN-0541

Utility of 18F-Dihydroxyphenilalanine PET in Patients with Recurrent Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
Ana Reyes Romero Lluch, Juan Ignacio Cuenca Cuenca, Raquel Guerrero Vázquez, Antonio Jesús Martínez Ortega, Ignacio Jiménez Varo, Beatriz González Aguilera, Noelia Gros Herguido and Elena Navarro González

SUN-0542

Apical Iodide Transporter (AIT) and Its microRNA – Induced Silencing in Thyroid Malignancies
Anna Wojcicka, Wojciech Gierlikowski, Marta Kotlarek, Lukasz Koperski and Krystian Jazdzewski

SUN-0543

Carfilzomib, a Second Generation Proteasome Inhibitor, Has Anticancer Activity in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Amit Mehta, Lisa Zhang, Myriem Boufraqech, Dhaval Patel, Naris Nilubol and Electron Kebebew

SUN-0544

The Large Majority of 1520 Patients with Indeterminate Thyroid Nodule at Cytology Have a Favourable Outcome and a Clinical Risk Score Has a High Negative Predictive Value for a More Cumbersome Cancer Disease
Teresa Rago, Maria Scutari, Francesco Latrofa, Valeria Loiacono, Paolo Piaggi, Ivo Marchetti, Rossana Romani, Fulvio Basolo, Paolo Miccoli, Massimo Tonacchera and Paolo Vitti

SUN-0545

Non Medullary Thyroid Malignancies in Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Thomas VIZHALIL PAUL V, Nitin Kapoor III, Sahana Shetty, Nihal Thomas, Simon Rajaratnam V, Deepak Thomas Abraham, M J PAUL, Pooja Ramakant and Marie Therese

SUN-0546

Amifostine Used Clinically for Salivary Gland Protection during Therapy with Radioiodine Is Cytotoxic for Thyroid Cancer Cells
Joanna Klubo-Gwiezdzinska, John Costello, Kirk Ernest Jensen, Aneeta Patel, Douglas Van Nostrand, Kenneth Burman, Leonard Wartofsky and Vasyl Vasko

SUN-0547

Herbimycin Α Induces Cell Death with Formation of E-Cadherin/b-Catenin Complex Mediated By PI3K/Akt Signaling in Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma Cells
Seong Jin Lee, Si Hyoung Kim, Dong-Sun Kim, Sung Hoon Yu, Jun Goo Kang, Chul Sik Kim, Eun Gyung Hong, Doo-Man Kim, Jae Myung Yoo, Sung-Hee Ihm, Moon Gi Choi and Hyung Joon Yoo

SUN-0549

Cyclooxygenase-2 ( COX-2 ) Gene Polymorphism in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinomas
Mustafa Ozbek, Bekir Ucan, Mustafa Sahin, Askin Gungunes, Zeynep Ginis, Müyesser Sayki Arslan, Taner Demirci, Esra Tutal, Melia Karaköse, Ahmet Yesilyurt, Oya Topaloglu, Erman Cakal and Tuncay Delibasi

SUN-0550

3-Bromopyruvate (3BP) Inhibits Growth of Thyroid Cancer Cells in Vitro and in Vivo
Hongjun Lv, Jiao Fu, Meiju Ji, Peng Hou and Bingyin Shi

SUN-0551

Genotype-Phenotype Analysis in 40 Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Cases
Maria Eleni Nikita, Wen Jiang, Robert Owen Newbury, Susan Alexandra Phillips, Richard E Reitz, Frederic M Waldman, Feras M. Hantash and Ron S Newfield

SUN-0552

Vitamin D Amplifies the Growth Inhibitory Effect of the Estrogen Receptor ß Agonist Carboxy-Dtboc in Human Thyroid Cancer Cells
Elena Izkhakov, Orli Sharon, Ester Knoll, Asaf Aizic, Dan Fliss, Rona Limor, Naftali Stern and Dalia Somjen

SUN-0553

Real Time Elastosonography Versus Cytology: Diagnostic Role in Thyroid Lesions
Alessia Sagazio, Ines Bucci, Marilena Olivieri, Giulia Di Dalmazi, Alberto Carpenito, Cesidio Giuliani and Giorgio Napolitano

SUN-0554

Molecular Testing of Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules: A Reference Laboratory Experience
Shih-Min Cheng, Cindy Barlan, Feras M. Hantash, Raul G. Simental-Pizarro, Fariba Payandeh, Kevin Qu, Zhong J. Zhang, Anthony D. Sferruzza, Richard E Reitz and Frederic M Waldman

SUN-0556

Follicular Thyroid Cancer in Long-Term Retrospective Studies: A Need for Caution
Sapna Nagar, Nicole A. Cipriani, Sharone P. Kaplan, Peter Angelos, Edwin Kaplan and Raymon H Grogan

SUN-0557

Quality of Thyroid Nodule Preoperative Care: Data from Latvia
Maija Mukane, Ingvars Rasa and Maksims Mukans

SUN-0558

The Truncated Somatostatin Receptor Variant sst5TMD4 Influences Medullary Thyroid Carcinomas Aggressivity
Maria Chiara Zatelli, Daniela Molè, Raul M. Luque, Erica Gentilin, Teresa Gagliano, Federico Tagliati, Alejandro Ibanez Costa, Roberta Rossi, Mariarosa Pelizzo, Giancarlo Pansini, Ettore Ciro degli Uberti and Justo P Castano

SUN-0559

Factors Influencing Surgical Intervention for Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Deva Boone, Edward Wang, Alexandra E Reiher, David J Winchester, Richard A Prinz and Tricia A Moo-Young

SUN-0562

Calcitonin Measurement on Fine Needle Washout of Neck Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Our Experience
Teresa Martins, Teresa Azevedo, Jacinta Santos, Nuno Cunha, Frederico Valido, Olga Ilhéu and Fernando Rodrigues

SUN-0563

Pregnancy Impact on Outcome of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Descriptive Study
Veronica Ilera, Silvina Roxana Pozniak, Maria Valeria Premrou and Laura Elena Maffei

SUN-0564

Elastography Can Effectively Decrease the Number of Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies on Patients with Calcified Thyroid Nodules
Borami Kang, Kwanhoon Jo, Min Hee Kim, Dong Jun Lim, Si Luo, Sun Hee Ko, So-Lyung Jung and Yongmin Kim

SUN-0565

Evaluation of the Level of Thyroglobulin Autoantibodies Interfering with Thyroglobulin Measurement in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma
Francesco Latrofa, Debora Ricci, Eleonora Sisti, Lucia Montanelli, Paolo Piaggi, Teresa Rago, Emilio Fiore, Michele Marino and Paolo Vitti

SUN-0566

Identification of Intermediate- to High-Risk Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Patients Who May Benefit from Stimulated Thyroglobulin Measurements after Radioactive Iodine Therapy
Yejee Lim, Min Hee Kim, Kyunghee Kim, Kwanhoon Jo, Ihn-Suk Lee, Ja-Seong Bae, Dong Jun Lim, Ki-Hyun Baek, Jong-Min Lee, Moo-Il Kang and Bong-Yun Cha

SUN-0567

Number of Tumor Foci Predicts Lateral Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Hye Jeong Kim, Hyeong Kyu Park, Dongwon Byun, Kyo-Il Suh, Myung Hi Yoo, Sun Wook Kim and Jae Hoon Chung

SUN-0568

TSH Assessment Prior to Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Thyroid
Rudruidee Karnchanasorn, Kristine Grdinovac, Nicole Renee Downing, Bhairvi Jani and Guoqing John Chen

SUN-0569

Ultrasonography Only May be Misleading in Follicular-Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Jee Hee Yoon, Hee Kyung Kim, Soo Jeong Kim and Ho-Cheol Kang

SUN-0570

Genetic and Clinicopathologic Feature of Medullary Thyroid Cancer in Korea
Kyong Yeun Jung, Ye An Kim, Eu Jeong Ku, Jae Hoon Moon, Kyung Won Kim, Ka Hee Yi, Do Joon Park, Seong Yeon Kim, Seok-Mo Kim, Hang-Seok Chang and Young Joo Park

SUN-0571

SUN-0573

Thyroid Cancer Features in the Setting of Graves Disease
Rodis Paparodis and Juan Carlos Jaume

SUN-0576

Thyroid Cancer in Solid Organ Tranplant Recipients
Gayatri Jaiswal, Victor Joseph Bernet, John C Morris III and M. Regina Castro

SUN-0579

Preablation Stimulated Thyroglobulin/TSH Ratio As a Predictor of Successful I131remnant Ablation in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Following Total Thyroidectomy
Syed zubair Hussain, Maseeh uz Zaman, Sarwar Malik, Nanik Ram, Ali Asghar, Unaib Rabbani, Nida Aftab and Najmul Islam

SUN-0580

Heterogeneity and Controversies in Radioactive Iodine Use: Are We Near a Consensus?
Sann Yu Mon, Jeffrey D Borrebach, Shane Otto LeBeau, Christopher Coyne, Sally E Carty, Linwah Yip, Kelly L McCoy, Michael T Stang, Robert L Ferris, Umamaheswar Duvvuri, Judith Joyce, Mitchell Tublin, Marina N. Nikiforova, Yuri E Nikiforov and Steven Paul Hodak