Thyroid Carcinoma

  • C. B. Caldwell
  • C. D. ShermanJr.
Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (UICCI)


Most patients with thyroid cancers typically have a chronic disease. Many live 15–20 years with obvious metastases but without major progression of the disease or physical or functional deterioration. This chronicity and the disease’s low incidence make it difficult to evaluate different treatment methods.


Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Carcinoma Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Thyroid Nodule Total Thyroidectomy 
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Further Reading

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  • C. B. Caldwell
  • C. D. ShermanJr.

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