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A 34-year-old female asked:

Thyroglobulin testing for cancer what is the standard for months in between testing for papillary carcinoma?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
There is no: Standard. Depend upon your doctor's expertise to determine how frequent lab should be measured.
Dr. Scott Moon
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
NCCN guidelines...: ...After you've been treated suggest a surveillance schedule that includes physical exam, TSH and thyroglobulin + antithyroglobulin antibodies at 6m and 12m then annually if disease-free. www.nccn.org.

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