CQ43. What Is the Benefit of RAI Therapy for Local Recurrence, Lymph Node Metastasis and Distant Metastasis of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma?

  • Seigo Kinuya
  • Naoyuki Shigematsu
  • Yasushi Noguchi
  • Tatsuya Higashi


The effect and significance of RAI therapy for remnant tumors vary greatly according to the location of the tumor.


Local Recurrence Distant Metastasis Bone Metastasis Brain Metastasis Thyroid Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seigo Kinuya
    • 1
  • Naoyuki Shigematsu
    • 2
  • Yasushi Noguchi
    • 3
  • Tatsuya Higashi
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health ScienceKanazawa UniversityKanazawaJapan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKeio University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyNoguchi Thyroid Clinic and Hospital FoundationBeppuJapan
  4. 4.Shiga Medical Center Research InstituteOtsu-shiJapan

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