What is the role of medications in the treatment of follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC)?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Luigi Santacroce, MD; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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The most useful drugs for postsurgical treatment of FTC are L-thyroxine (L-T4) and radioiodine. Antineoplastic drugs such as cisplatin and doxorubicin may be useful for palliation in patients with metastases.


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