Impact of therapeutic regional lymph node dissection for medullary carcinoma of the thyroid gland.


BACKGROUND Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid gland (MCT) is a disease commonly associated with regional metastases. Apart from surgical resection, there are limited therapeutic options for such patients. Given the variable and often prolonged survival of such patients, the benefit of surgical resection is difficult to evaluate. We have reviewed our… (More)


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