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A 67-year-old female asked:

Follicular neoplasm adenoma vs carcinoma of thyroid, if it's a possible cancer, what is the prognosis? and is radioactive iodine effective treatment?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Follicular CA thyroi: 67 F with follicular disease of thyroid. Ask about is it CA, prognosis, RAI RX? ANS: likely cancer but your team knows you best. RAI. not usually used. Likely need surgery. Tend to run in families so get detailed family tree and inform every first degree relative one Dx is clear. Surgery can cure.

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Last updated Nov 9, 2016

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