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A 61-year-old female asked:

after total thyroidectomy with a small papillary carcinoma and no lymph involvement, what is recommended tsh level? fam history of bone cancer

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
low normal: With a history of thyroid cancer, we usually want to see the TSH in the low normal or mildly suppressed range (0.2 to 1.0). The family history of bone cancer is unrelated.
Dr. Philip Kern
Dr. Philip Kern commented
Endocrinology 43 years experience
You should have radioactive iodine treatment also to remove any remaining thyroid tissue/cells.
Oct 26, 2013

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