TITLE

Anaplastic thyroid cancer therapy: dream or reality?

AUTHOR(S)
Elisei, Rossella
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Endocrine (1355008X);Dec2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p468
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the prospects of anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) therapy. He mentions that the management of ATC is quiet difficult as patients usually present with both extensive local disease and progressive distant metastases. He further discusses the failure of conventional therapeutic approaches including thyroidectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy as the outcomes from these are not satisfactory and are ineffective.
ACCESSION #
83709688

 

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