The dilemma of metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma: when to start systemic treatment:

Published on Feb 19, 2019in Tumori1.707
· DOI :10.1177/0300891619829571
Marco Siano12
Estimated H-index: 12
(HSG: University of St. Gallen),
Salvatore Alfieri14
Estimated H-index: 14
+ 4 AuthorsLaura D. Locati31
Estimated H-index: 31
Purpose:Two tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), vandetanib and cabozantinib, have been approved for recurrent/metastatic (R/M) medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). To date, it is still debated when an...
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