Nomenclature revision for encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma a paradigm shift to reduce overtreatment of indolent tumors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma, Follicular
  • Carcinoma
  • Medical Overuse
  • Terminology as Topic
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Thyroid Nodule

abstract

  • Thyroid tumors currently diagnosed as noninvasive EFVPTC have a very low risk of adverse outcome and should be termed NIFTP. This reclassification will affect a large population of patients worldwide and result in a significant reduction in psychological and clinical consequences associated with the diagnosis of cancer.

authors

publication date

  • August 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5539411

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.0386

PubMed ID

  • 27078145

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1023

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 2

number

  • 8