What are the American College of Radiology recommendations for treatment of metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Ponnandai S Somasundar, MD, MPH, FACS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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The American College of Radiology recommends encouraging patients with metastatic thyroid cancer that is not iodine avid to enroll in clinical trials of these agents. [58]

A discussion of recently available targeted therapies for use in advanced differentiated thyroid cancer no longer responsive to radioablation may be found in the Chemotherapy section of Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma.


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