JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.8, no.1, pp.13-20, 2016 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma, hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia, RET mutation, ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA TYPE-2, PROTOONCOGENE MUTATIONS, MEN 2A, PREVALENCE, FAMILIES, CANCER, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT, EXPERIENCE, PHENOTYPE
Gazi University Affiliated:
Objective: This retrospective multicenter study, centrally conducted and supported by the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey, aimed to evaluate the impact of free RET proto-oncogene testing in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) patients. Surgical timing, adequacy of the treatment, and frequency of prophylactic thyroidectomy (PTx) in mutation carriers were also assessed.