Medullary thyroid cancer: early detection and novel treatments.


PURPOSE OF REVIEW Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is derived from the parafollicular cells of the thyroid. Understanding the molecular biology behind specific mutations of the RET gene and their prognostic implications have led to the establishment of tailored treatment modalities for certain patients. We review the most recent studies on the molecular… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCO.0b013e32831ba0b3

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