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ea0026p54 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2011

Frequency, localisation of unusual metastases of medullary thyroid cancer and impact on survival: an observational study in 102 patients

Criniere L , Pierre P , Baudin E , Guyetant S , Lecomte P

Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) early spreads to cervical lymph nodes and to distant sites: mostly to the liver, lungs or bones. Unusual sites such as breast, skin or orbit have been also described. The aim of the study was to evaluate the frequency, localisation of unusual metastases of MTC and their impact on survival.Eligibility criteria for this study were the presence of a pathological confirmed diagnosis of MTC with distant metastases (other than...