Prognostic scoring systems in patients with follicular thyroid cancer: a comparison of different staging systems in predicting the patient outcome.

@article{Davanzo2004PrognosticSS,
  title={Prognostic scoring systems in patients with follicular thyroid cancer: a comparison of different staging systems in predicting the patient outcome.},
  author={A. D'avanzo and Philip H. G. Ituarte and Patrick A. Treseler and Electron Kebebew and Jianzhong Wu and Mariwil G. Wong and Quan Yang Duh and Allan E. Siperstein and Orlo Herrick Clark},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          453-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The use of prognostic scoring systems is important for predicting the survival of individuals with thyroid carcinoma. Relatively few studies have addressed this issue for patients with follicular thyroid cancer. The goal of this retrospective study was to establish the best and most pertinent prognostic scoring system to predict survival in patients with follicular thyroid cancer. METHODS We selected 86 patients with follicular thyroid cancer treated at University of California… CONTINUE READING
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