External beam radiotherapy in the management of differentiated thyroid cancer.

  title={External beam radiotherapy in the management of differentiated thyroid cancer.},
  author={Daniel Ford and Selvaraj Giridharan and Chris C McConkey and Andrew Hartley and Caroline Brammer and John C. Watkinson and John Glaholm},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  volume={15 6},
AIMS No randomised trials have addressed the use of external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer. The indications for EBRT, the technique and recommended dose all remain controversial. MATERIALS AND METHODS We included patients treated with EBRT with curative intent from two cancer centres between 1988 and 2001. Data were collected from hospital notes, radiotherapy prescriptions and local cancer registry. RESULTS The indications for treatment in the 41… CONTINUE READING


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