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Scientists lack complete answers on radiation risk

Thyroid cancer for sure. Leukemia, probably. Too much radiation can raise the risk of developing cancer years down the road, scientists agree, and the young are most vulnerable. But just how much or how long an exposure is risky is not clear. Full story

Thyroid cancer patients trigger radiation alarms

Reports of thyroid cancer patients setting off radiation alarms and contaminating hotel rooms are prompting the agency in charge of nuclear safety to consider tighter rules. Full story

New drug effective against aggressive thyroid cancer

A newly developed drug shows promise in treating the most aggressive form of thyroid cancer, a new study suggests. Pazopanib shrunk tumors in nearly half of the patients in the trial. Full story

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