Outcome after high-dose radioiodine therapy for advanced differentiated thyroid carcinoma in childhood.

@article{Gao2009OutcomeAH,
  title={Outcome after high-dose radioiodine therapy for advanced differentiated thyroid carcinoma in childhood.},
  author={Yunchao Gao and Han-kui Lu},
  journal={Endocrine research},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          121-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical outcome in childhood patients receiving postoperative high-dose radioiodine therapy for advanced differentiated thyroid carcinoma. METHOD Patients under 18 years old with neck diseases (n = 4) or distant metastases (n = 10) received postoperative radioiodine ablation and repeated treatments for a median of 2 (0.8 10) years with an averaged activity of 25.0 (7.0 72.2) GBq. RESULTS Partial remission was achieved in 6, stable disease in 6 and progressive… CONTINUE READING