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Article first published online: 4 OCT 2013
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Journal of Surgical Oncology
Special Issue: Seminars in Surgical Oncology: Role of Surgical Metastasectomy in Oncologic Practice
Volume 109, Issue 1, pages 36–41, January 1, 2014
How to Cite
Montero, P. H., Ibrahimpasic, T., Nixon, I. J. and Shaha, A. R. (2014), Thyroid metastasectomy. J. Surg. Oncol., 109: 36–41. doi: 10.1002/jso.23452
- Issue published online: 13 DEC 2013
- Article first published online: 4 OCT 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Received: 15 JAN 2013
- thyroid cancer;
- thyroid neoplasms/secondary;
- thyroid surgery;
Metastases to the thyroid gland are uncommon. Renal, lung, breast, and colon cancer and melanoma are the most common primary diseases implicated. Few retrospective series have been reported. Treatment decisions must be individualized, and will depend on the state of systemic disease. Selected patients could benefit from surgical treatment. Although most patients selected for surgery will not be cured, the aim of surgery is to avoid the complications of uncontrolled central neck disease. J. Surg. Oncol. 2014 109:36–41. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.