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Medullary Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Scan

Limitations of MTC Tumor Markers and Perspectives on Liquid Biopsy

Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) presents with non-specific symptoms and diagnostic findings, which hampers its successful clinical management. Therefore, although rare, MTC accounts for 15% of all thyroid cancer-related deaths. Despite the efforts, the scientific community still faces the mirage of early MTC diagnosis. Family history and genetic testing are prime starting steps in MTC diagnostic…

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The Impact of Age on Sporadic MTC Prognosis

When it comes to rare cancers like medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), prognostic indicators often dictate treatment decisions and are therefore incredibly valuable. A study published in Cancers sought to establish the impact of advanced age on the clinical presentation and outcome of sporadic MTC. MTC comes in either sporadic or hereditary form (the sporadic being…

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