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Melanie Goldfarb, M.D., MS, FACS
Frederick Singer, M.D.

Melanie Goldfarb, M.D., MS, FACS

Support, survivorship concerns unmet in thyroid cancer

Majority of Supportive Care Needs for Thyroid Cancer Survivors Are Unmet

Pediatric Thyroid Microcarcinoma. Lerner J, Goldfarb M. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25854844

Support Needs and Survivorship Concerns of Thyroid Cancer Patients. Morley S, Goldfarb M. Thyroid. 2015 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25809716

Comparison of primary and secondary breast cancer in adolescents and young adults. Sadler C, Goldfarb M. Cancer. 2015 Apr 15;121(8):1295-302. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29200. Epub 2014 Dec 23. PMID: 25537724

Parathyroid carcinoma in more than 1,000 patients: A population-level analysis. Sadler C, Gow KW, Beierle EA, Doski JJ, Langer M, Nuchtern JG, Vasudevan SA, Goldfarb M. Parathyroid carcinoma in more than 1,000 patients: a population-level analysis. Surgery 2014;156:1622-1630.

Risk estimator for adrenal tumor functionality. Sadler C, Goldfarb M. World J Surg. 2014 Aug;38(8):2019-24. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2524-0. PMID: 24715043

Comparison of secondary and primary thyroid cancer in adolescents and young adults. Goldfarb M, Freyer DR. Cancer. 2014 Apr 15;120(8):1155-61. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28463. Epub 2014 Feb 24. PMID: 24615715

Unmet information and support needs in newly diagnosed thyroid cancer: comparison of adolescents/young adults (AYA) and older patients. Goldfarb M, Casillas J. J Cancer Surviv. 2014 Sep;8(3):394-401. doi: 10.1007/s11764-014-0345-7. Epub 2014 Feb 26. PMID: 24570216

Comparison of radioiodine utilization in adolescent and young adult and older thyroid cancer patients. Goldfarb M, Sener SF. Endocr Pract. 2014 May 1;20(5):405-11. doi: 10.4158/EP13343.OR. PMID: 24326000

Thyroid carcinoma metastases to axillary lymph nodes: report of two rare cases of papillary and medullary thyroid carcinoma and literature review. Cummings AL, Goldfarb M. Endocr Pract. 2014 Mar 1;20(3):e34-7. doi: 10.4158/EP13339.CR. PMID: 24246352

SAGES guidelines for minimally invasive treatment of adrenal pathology. Stefanidis D, Goldfarb M, Kercher KW, Hope WW, Richardson W, Fanelli RD; Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Surg Endosc. 2013 Nov;27(11):3960-80. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3169-z. Epub 2013 Sep 10. PMID: 24018761

Reliability of fine-needle aspiration for thyroid nodules greater than or equal to 4 cm. Albuja-Cruz MB, Goldfarb M, Gondek SS, Allan BJ, Lew JI. J Surg Res. 2013 May 1;181(1):6-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2012.06.030. Epub 2012 Jul 6. PMID: 23428179

Well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma: the role of post-operative radioactive iodine administration. Patel SS, Goldfarb M. J Surg Oncol. 2013 May;107(6):665-72. doi: 10.1002/jso.23295. Epub 2012 Nov 28. Review. PMID: 23192391

Appropriate surgical procedure for dominant thyroid nodules of the isthmus 1 cm or larger. Goldfarb M, Rodgers SS, Lew JI. Arch Surg. 2012 Sep;147(9):881-4. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2012.728. PMID:22987188

Clinic-based ultrasound can predict malignancy in pediatric thyroid nodules. Goldfarb M, Gondek SS, Sanchez Y, Lew JI. Thyroid. 2012 Aug;22(8):827-31. doi: 10.1089/thy.2011.0494. Epub 2012 Jul 10. PMID: 22780453

Postoperative hungry bone syndrome in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism of renal origin. Goldfarb M, Gondek SS, Lim SM, Farra JC, Nose V, Lew JI. World J Surg. 2012 Jun;36(6):1314-9. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1560-x. PMID: 22399154

Thyroid lobe ablation with radioactive iodine as an alternative to completion thyroidectomy after hemithyroidectomy in patients with follicular thyroid carcinoma: long-term follow-up. Barbesino G, Goldfarb M, Parangi S, Yang J, Ross DS, Daniels GH. Thyroid. 2012 Apr;22(4):369-76. doi: 10.1089/thy.2011.0198. Epub 2012 Mar 2. PMID: 22385290

Normocalcemic parathormone elevation after successful parathyroidectomy: long-term analysis of parathormone variations over 10 years. Goldfarb M, Gondek S, Irvin GL 3rd, Lew JI. Surgery. 2011 Dec;150(6):1076-84. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2011.09.017. PMID: 22136824

Surgeon-performed ultrasound can predict benignity in thyroid nodules. Goldfarb M, Gondek S, Solorzano C, Lew JI. Surgery. 2011 Sep;150(3):436-41. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2011.07.002. PMID: 21878228

Role of SPECT and SPECT/CT in the Surgical Treatment of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Taubman ML, Goldfarb M, Lew JI. Int J Mol Imaging. 2011;2011:141593. doi: 10.1155/2011/141593. Epub 2011 Jun 21. PMID: 21776381

Medical and surgical risks in thyroid surgery: lessons from the NSQIP. Goldfarb M, Perry Z, A Hodin R, Parangi S. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Dec;18(13):3551-8. doi: 10.1245/s10434-011-1938-2. Epub 2011 Jul 20. PMID: 21769463

Resident/fellow assistance in the operating room for endocrine surgery in the era of fellowships. Goldfarb M, Gondek S, Hodin R, Parangi S. Surgery. 2010 Dec;148(6):1065-71; discussion 1071-2. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2010.09.010. PMID: 21134534

Minimally invasive surgery and cancer: controversies part 1. Goldfarb M, Brower S, Schwaitzberg SD. Surg Endosc. 2010 Feb;24(2):304-34. doi: 10.1007/s00464-009-0583-3. Epub 2009 Jul 2. Review. PMID: 19572178

Synchronous parathyroid carcinoma, parathyroid adenoma, and papillary thyroid carcinoma in a patient with severe and long-standing hyperparathyroidism. Goldfarb M, O'Neal P, Shih JL, Hartzband P, Connolly J, Hasselgren PO. Endocr Pract. 2009 Jul-Aug;15(5):463-8. doi: 10.4158/EP09075.CRR. PMID: 19491068

Role of B-Raf(V600E) in differentiated thyroid cancer and preclinical validation of compounds against B-Raf(V600E). Nucera C, Goldfarb M, Hodin R, Parangi S. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2009 Apr;1795(2):152-61. doi: 10.1016/j.bbcan.2009.01.003. Epub 2009 Jan 31. Review.PMID: 19356676

Frederick Singer, M.D.

Paget's Disease of Bone: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Singer FR, Bone HG 3rd, Hosking DJ, Lyles KW, Murad MH, Reid IR, Siris ES. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Dec;99(12):4408-22. doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-2910. PMID: 25406796

The etiology of Paget's disease of bone: viral and genetic interactions. Singer FR. Cell Metab. 2011 Jan 5;13(1):5-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2010.12.014. PMID: 21195342

Bone: Do all Paget disease risk genes incriminate the osteoclast? Singer FR, Leach RJ. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2010 Sep;6(9):502-3. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2010.137. No abstract available.  PMID: 20808305

Using biochemical markers of bone turnover in clinical practice. Singer FR, Eyre DR.Cleve Clin J Med. 2008 Oct;75(10):739-50. Review. PMID: 18939390

Hypermethylation of adenosine triphosphate-binding cassette transporter genes in primary hyperparathyroidism and its effect on sestamibi imaging. Takeuchi H, Greep NC, Hoon DS, Giuliano AE, Hansen NM, Umetani N, Singer FR. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 May;92(5):1785-90. Epub 2007 Feb 13. PMID: 17299072