Differentiated thyroid cancer in children: diagnosis and management.

  title={Differentiated thyroid cancer in children: diagnosis and management.},
  author={Catherine A Dinauer and Christopher K. Breuer and Scott A. Rivkees},
  journal={Current opinion in oncology},
  volume={20 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Differentiated thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignancy in children. In 2006, the American Thyroid Association Guidelines Taskforce released detailed management recommendations for differentiated thyroid cancer, which primarily addressed the approach for treating adult patients. Children with differentiated thyroid cancer present with more advanced disease and yet have a more favorable outcome than adults. Thus optimal treatment for younger patients with… CONTINUE READING


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