Study identifies risk factors for decreased survival in metastatic thyroid carcinoma
A study presented at the ongoing annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) in Boston has identified risk factors associated with decreased rate of cancer-specific survival in patients with well-differentiated metastatic thyroid carcinoma namely, multiple metastatic locations, older age upon diagnosis, other metastases on follow-up, incomplete/unknown tumor resection, bone metastases on follow-up and higher MACIS scores (measurement of distant Metastasis, patient Age, Completeness of resecti
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