Current understanding and treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer in children-a review

@inproceedings{Waguespack2010CurrentUA,
  title={Current understanding and treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer in children-a review},
  author={Steven G. Waguespack and Gary L. Francis},
  year={2010}
}
the incidence appears to be increasing. The majority of differentiated thyroid cancers (DTCs) in children are papillary thyroid cancers (PTCs), including the follicular, tall-cell, columnar, diffuse sclerosing, and encapsulated variants. Follicular thyroid cancer (FTC) is less common and includes the subtypes of Hürthle-cell (oncocytic), clear-cell, and insular (poorly differentiated) carcinoma. Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is uncommon in this age group and is usually associated with multiple… CONTINUE READING

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