Lyndal J Tacon
Affiliation: University of Sydney
- Drug-induced thyroiditis and papillary carcinoma in a minocycline-pigmented black thyroid glandLyndal Tacon
Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Thyroid 18:795-7. 2008..We postulate that in addition to causing black thyroid pigmentation, chronic minocycline use in our patient resulted in thyroiditis and subsequent hyperthyroidism. The papillary microcarcinoma was probably a coincidental finding...
- Headache of a diagnosis: frontotemporal pain and inflammation associated with osteolysisLyndal J Tacon
Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 189:591-2. 2008..This case highlights the value of early histopathological examination, and is a reminder of a condition seen frequently in the pre-antibiotic era...
- The glucocorticoid receptor is overexpressed in malignant adrenocortical tumorsLyndal J Tacon
Cancer Genetics Unit, Hormones and Cancer Group, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:4591-9. 2009..We recently discovered that the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) gene NR3C1 is significantly up-regulated in ACCs compared with ACAs in global gene expression studies...
- Current and emerging therapies for advanced adrenocortical carcinomaLyndal J Tacon
Cancer Genetics Unit, Hormones and Cancer Group, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards 2065 NSW Australia
Oncologist 16:36-48. 2011..In this review, we discuss the currently available therapeutic options for patients with advanced ACC and detail the molecular rationale behind, and clinical evidence for, novel and emerging therapies...