Medullary carcinoma of thyroid. Biologic behavior of the sporadic and familial neoplasm.

@article{Kakudo1985MedullaryCO,
  title={Medullary carcinoma of thyroid. Biologic behavior of the sporadic and familial neoplasm.},
  author={Kennichi Kakudo and J. Aidan Carney and Glen W. Sizemore},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1985},
  volume={55 12},
  pages={
          2818-21
        }
}
Three groups of patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma treated for cure from an institution under standardized tumor stage were compared. For sporadic cases and all cases across groups, the observed survival rates at 10 years were significantly lower than expected based on persons from the West North Central region of the US of like age and sex born in the same calendar year. They were not different for patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN), type 2a and 2b. Mean ages were… CONTINUE READING
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