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Fine-needle aspiration biopsy cytology (FNABC) and ultrasonography (US) play an important role in differentiating benign thyroid nodules from malignant nodules. We retrospectively investigated the prevalence of follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) in patients with thyroid nodules whose FNABC and US readings were not malignant before thyroidectomy. Between(More)
BACKGROUND To examine the outcomes and risk factors in pediatric differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) patients who were defined as TNM stage I because some patients develop disease recurrence but treatment strategy for such stage I pediatric patients is still controversial. METHODS We reviewed 57 consecutive TNM stage I patients (15 years or less) with(More)
The chemosensitivity of anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) to some cytotoxic agents was investigated by the histoculture drug response assay (HDRA). Thirty specimens from 22 patients with ATC were obtained from surgically resected subjects. The drugs tested were paclitaxel (PTX), docetaxel (DOC), adriamycin (ADM), nedaplatin (254-S), cisplatin (CDDP),(More)
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