Use of radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer.

@article{Haymart2011UseOR,
  title={Use of radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer.},
  author={Megan Rist Haymart and Mousumi Banerjee and A. Kenneth Stewart and R. J. Koenig and John D. Birkmeyer and Jennifer J Griggs},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2011},
  volume={306 7},
  pages={
          721-8
        }
}
CONTEXT Substantial uncertainty persists about the indications for radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer. Use of radioactive iodine over time and the correlates of its use remain unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine practice patterns, the degree to which hospitals vary in their use of radioactive iodine, and factors that contribute to this variation. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Time trend analysis of radioactive iodine use in a cohort of 189,219 patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer… CONTINUE READING
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