Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma.

L. M. Brunt, S. A. Wells

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Medullary thyroid carcinoma accounts for 5 to 10 per cent of all thyroid malignancies and may occur in a familial or a sporadic pattern. This article reviews the authors' experience with 200 patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma and outlines the recent advances made in our understanding of the biochemical properties of these cancer cells and the relationship of different tumor markers to prognosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-279
Number of pages17
JournalThe Surgical clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1987


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