Current Guidelines for Postoperative Treatment and Follow-Up of Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Well-differentiated thyroid cancer is increasing in incidence but the disease-specific mortality remains very low. The only effective adjuvant treatment is radioactive iodine ablation. Guidelines regarding the use and dosage of radioactive iodine depend on pathologic features of the primary and metastatic tumor that define risk. Long-term treatment includes thyroid-stimulating hormone suppression and surveillance with serum thyroglobulin and radiologic assessment for nodal recurrence.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yoo, JY; Stang, MT

Published Date

  • January 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 41 - 59

PubMed ID

  • 26610773

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-5042

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.soc.2015.08.002


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States