Current update on medullary thyroid carcinoma.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

OBJECTIVE: This article will review the multimodality imaging spectrum of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) with an emphasis on anatomic and functional imaging. Recent advances in the molecular cytogenetics of this tumor and the impact on diagnosis, prognosis, and development of novel targeted therapy will be discussed. CONCLUSION: MTC is a neuroendocrine tumor with unique clinicopathologic and radiologic features compared with other thyroid malignancies. Imaging plays an important role in the optimal management of this malignancy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ganeshan, D; Paulson, E; Duran, C; Cabanillas, ME; Busaidy, NL; Charnsangavej, C

Published Date

  • December 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 201 / 6

Start / End Page

  • W867 - W876

PubMed ID

  • 24261394

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.12.10370


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States