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Endocrine Surgery Trials

The Establishment of a Multi-Disciplinary Comprehensive Database of Patients for Thyroid Nodular Disorders
Aims: To investigate the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of thyroid nodular disorders to improve diagnostic and treatment modalities.
Diagnosis: Thyroid Nodule, Thyroid Mass, Goiter, Thyroid Cancer
Principal Investigator: Tricia Moo-Young, MD
IRB Approval Number: EH14-058
Sponsor: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Contact: Interested patients may contact Patty Park at 847.570.1675ppark@northshore.org
Open to Enrollment: Yes

Epigenetic Chromatin Conformation Changes in Peripheral Blood to Differentiate Benign versus Malignant Thyroid Lesions
Aims: To investigate the existence of epigenetic biomarkers for thyroid cancer, while testing the efficacy of new analytical biomarker technology.
Diagnosis: Thyroid Cancer, Benign thyroid nodule, Follicular lesion of undetermined significance (FLUS)/ Atypia of undetermined significance (AUS)
Principal Investigator: Richard Prinz, MD
IRB Approval Number: EH14-263
Sponsor: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Contact: Interested patients may contact Patty Park at 847.570.1675ppark@northshore.org
Open to Enrollment: Yes