Serum Thyroglobulin Doubling Time in Progressive Thyroid Cancer.


BACKGROUND Tumor marker doubling time (DT) has been proposed as a prognostic marker for various types of cancer. The present study analyzed the DT of the thyroid-specific tumor marker thyroglobulin (Tg), focusing on patients with progressive differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). METHODS A total of 144 Tg courses of 99 patients with progressive or recurrent… (More)