Author | Shanthi Marur, MD

Articles

New Directions in the Systemic Treatment of Metastatic Thyroid Cancer

August 14, 2009

About 30,000 new cases of thyroid cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States.[1] The incidence among men has risen more dramatically than any other malignancy in recent years (2.4% annual increase).[2] Thyroid cancers arise from one of two cell types, namely follicular and parafollicular cells.