The impact of nodal status on outcome in older patients with papillary thyroid cancer.

@article{Nixon2014TheIO,
  title={The impact of nodal status on outcome in older patients with papillary thyroid cancer.},
  author={Iain J Nixon and Laura Y Wang and Frank L Palmer and Robert Michael Tuttle and Ashok R. Shaha and Jatin P Shah and Snehal G. Patel and Ian Ganly},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={156 1},
  pages={137-46}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of clinically or radiologically detected nodal metastases on survival in patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is controversial but seems more important and relevant in older patients. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of clinically or radiologically detected nodal metastases on outcome in patients 45 years of age or older. METHODS Retrospective analysis of 834 patients 45 years or older who underwent operation for PTC between 1986 and 2005… CONTINUE READING

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