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A 53-year-old female asked:

Just had a total thyroidectomy and 10 days after rai treatment for papillary cancer body scan revealed that the lymph nodes are affected on left side.?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
It's ok: If it lights up on post treatment wbs, that means it's getting kill. Give it time. Follow your doc advise. The followup lab and wbs will determine if the rai worked. Good luck.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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