Time trend in tumour size and characteristics of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma

Clinical Endocrinology, 08/21/2012

The tumour size of Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) decreased, and cases with coexistent DTC increased over the last two decades. The authors found that patients with ATC showing long–term survival are those who had atypical presentations such as anaplastic transformation in early stage of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) or small size of tumours without coexistent DTC.

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