JNM (January 2019): Current Treatment Strategies in Metastasized Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
JNM (January 2019): Current Treatment Strategies in Metastasized Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

JNM (January 2019): Current Treatment Strategies in Metastasized Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

JNM, January 2019, Volume 60, Number 1

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Release Date: January 1, 2019
Expiration Date: January 31, 2022


Michael C. Kreissl1, Marcel J.R. Janssen2, and James Nagarajah2,3

1Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany; 2Department of Radiology
and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; and 3Department of Nuclear Medicine,
University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany

Financial Disclosure     




Michael C. Kreissl


Consultant/Advisor to Sanofi, Eisai, GE, Bayer, AstraZeneca, Ipsen, Novartis; Investigator for AstraZeneca, Eisai, Sanofi, GE, Terumo

Marcel J.R. Janssen


Nothing to disclose

James Nagarajah


Nothing to disclose

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At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

1. Judge the prognosis of patients harboring metastasized differentiated thyroid cancer
2. Identify suitable treatment regimens considering the characteristics of the tumor and the patient’s general condition
3. Describe the basics of radioiodine treatment, TKI treatment, and redifferentiation treatment of metastasized DTC

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