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BACKGROUND In the last decades, a marked increased prevalence of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) has been observed worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the changing features of DTC(More)
Recombinant human TSH (rhTSH)-stimulated thyroglobulin (Tg) measurement and (131)I whole body scan (WBS) have been validated as informative tests in the postsurgical follow-up of differentiated(More)
Detectable serum Tg levels associated with negative diagnostic (131)I whole body scan are not infrequently found in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Several researchers have shown that in(More)
BACKGROUND The benefits of prophylactic central compartment lymph node dissection (pCCND) in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) are still under investigation. This treatment seems to reduce PTC(More)
BACKGROUND Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a calcitonin (CT)-producing C-cell tumor. In hereditary cases, a germline RET mutation is found in 98% of families. Because MTC is cured only if(More)