Current results of treatment for distant metastatic well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma.

@article{Wood1989CurrentRO,
  title={Current results of treatment for distant metastatic well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma.},
  author={William J. Wood and Sonja E. Singletary and Robert C. Hickey},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={124 12},
  pages={1374-7}
}
Between 1960 and 1986, 37 patients were treated at M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, Tex, for metastases beyond the thyrocervical region arising from well-differentiated thyroid carcinomas. Patient, tumor, and treatment factors were analyzed in this group for their influence on survival. No specific factors achieved statistical significance; however, patients having more than one site of metastasis and patients whose metastases arose less than 5 years after treatment of the… CONTINUE READING

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