Evaluating the Prognostic Factors Associated with Cancer-specific Survival of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting with Distant Metastasis

@inproceedings{Lang2012EvaluatingTP,
  title={Evaluating the Prognostic Factors Associated with Cancer-specific Survival of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting with Distant Metastasis},
  author={Brian H H Lang and Kai Pun Wong and Chung Yeung Cheung and Koon Yat Wan and Chung-yau Lo},
  booktitle={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundBecause patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) presenting with distant metastasis (DM) have a particularly poor prognosis, examining the prognostic factors in this group is essential. We aimed to evaluate the prognostic factors affecting cancer-specific survival (CSS) in DTC patients presenting with DM.MethodsOf the 1227 DTC patients, 51 (4.2 %) presented with DM at diagnosis. All patients underwent a total thyroidectomy, followed by radioiodine (RAI) ablation and… CONTINUE READING
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