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Hormones

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 230–232 | Cite as

Expression of somatostatin receptors may guide the use of somatostatin receptor imaging and therapy in differentiated thyroid cancer

  • Giorgio Treglia
  • Guido Rindi
  • Vittoria Rufini
Editorial
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Key words

Differentiated thyroid cancer Endocrine tumors Imaging Nuclear medicine Somatostatin analogues Somatostatin receptors Therapy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear MedicineCatholic University of the Sacred HeartRomeItaly
  2. 2.Institute of PathologyCatholic University of the Sacred HeartRomeItaly

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