Treatment approach, surveillance, and outcome of well-differentiated thyroid cancer in childhood and adolescence.

@article{Markovina2014TreatmentAS,
  title={Treatment approach, surveillance, and outcome of well-differentiated thyroid cancer in childhood and adolescence.},
  author={Stephanie Markovina and Perry Grigsby and Julie K. Schwarz and Todd A Dewees and Jeffrey F. Moley and Barry A. Siegel and Stephanie Mabry Perkins},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1121-6}
}
BACKGROUND Well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents is a rare disease with favorable prognosis despite regional and distant metastasis at presentation in many patients. Treatment recommendations are varied and there is little consensus on follow-up guidelines for these patients. METHODS Medical records of patients less than 22 years of age treated at our institution were reviewed. One hundred twelve patients treated between 1969 and 2009 were selected for further… CONTINUE READING

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