Thyroid Highlighted Article

Is Empirical Radioactive Iodine Therapy Still a Valid Approach to Patients with Thyroid Cancer and Elevated Thyroglobulin?   Background:  At present, empirical radioactive iodine therapy is recommended for patients with thyroid cancer and elevated thyroglobulin (Tg) after initial therapy when neck ultrasonography (US), chest computed tomography (CT), and 18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) do not reveal metastases.


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