Prognostic indicators of outcomes in patients with distant metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Iodine Radioisotopes
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyroidectomy

abstract

  • Longterm survival is possible in patients with distant metastasis from differentiated thyroid cancer. This retrospective study found that age of 45 years or more, site other than lung only or bone only, and symptoms at the time of diagnosis are associated with poorer outcomes.

publication date

  • August 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S1072-7515(03)00332-6

PubMed ID

  • 12892796

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 191

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 197

number

  • 2