Howv should I treat metastatic thyroid cancer?

Radioactive iodine. Following surgery to remove the thyroid gland and surrounding lymph nodes, radioactive iodine( rai) is commonly used. Thyroid cells have a unique ability to take up iodine is our body. So any lingering cells would absorb the rai and be killed. This can treat cells spread outside the neck too. If there is a bone tumor, external beam radiation can relieve the pain. Clinical trials also an option.
Cancer center. The most common type of thyroid cancer, even if metastatic, can still be managed quite well. Seek care at a reputable cancer center without delay.

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Is metastatic thyroid cancer of the lungs cureable?

Unlikely. Some cancers of thyroid gland retain the capacity to concentrate iodine and may be treatable with radio-iodine. However, spread to the lungs usually indicates advanced disease and many cancers have developed additional damage/mutations and parts of the tumor may not respond and persist. Read more...
Most likely not. Thyroid cancer that has spreaded to the lung is unlikely to be curable. However, there are treatments available to control the disease such as radioactive iodine if the cancer cells would pick up iodine. Patient can be treated and maintained with good quality life for many many years with repeat treatment if necessary. Read more...

What are the treatments for metastatic thyroid cancer?

There are several. More surgery might be an option if the cancer has spread in the neck or to just one other spot. Radioactive iodine may be able to treat many smaller metastatic areas. If these are not good options, some centers are using newer chemotherapy agents such as sorafanib (nexavar). A team with an endocrinologist and an oncologist would be helpful. Read more...
Surgery & RAI. Depending on cell type, differentiated cancers respond well lymph node dissection, administration of radioactive iodine (rai) , direct radiation to bone and lung metastasis , chemotherapy agents like cisplatin. And doxorubicin, most of the thyroid tumors respond well to above treatments except rare anaplastic tumors which spread rapidly, requiring palliative tracheostomy. Read more...