Children with Distant Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Cancer Have Abnormally High TG and TG/TSH Ratios

Children with Distant Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Cancer Have Abnormally High TG and TG/TSH Ratios

Children with Distant Metastatic Papillary Thyroid Cancer Have Abnormally High TG and  TG/TSH Ratios

8 /35 children with PTC had 10 fold elevation in stimulated thyroglobulin TG post surgery and ablation ( TG 95 vs 1040 p< 0040.) Also the Stimulated TG/TSH ratio was 12 fold higher (0.7 vs 13 p 0068) compared to the 27 with no distant spread. This allows planning on the dosing of the radioiodine for those with the risk of lung metastases.

Santa Monica Thyroid Center sees 10-18 year old children with nodules and thyroid cancer. 310-393-8860. Ask for Matthew for details.

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