What is the role of medications in the treatment of 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 most useful drugs for the treatment of papillary thyroid carcinomas (a relatively common well-differentiated thyroid cancer) after surgery are levothyroxine and radioiodine.For metastases, palliation with antineoplastic agents (eg, doxorubicin) may be useful.

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