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ea0014p127 | (1) | ECE2007

Effectiveness of retinoic acid treatment for redifferentiation of thyroid cancer in relation to recovery of radioiodine uptake

Fernández Fernández Cristián A. , Puig-Domingo Manel , Lomeña Francisco , Estorch Montserrat , Bittini Angel L , Marazuela Mónica , Santamaría Javier , Martín Tomás , Martínez de Icaya Purificación , Moraga Immaculada , Cuesta María , Mejías Ana , Porta Manel , Mauricio Dídac , Halperin Irene

Retinoic acid (RA) treatment has been used in the last decade for redifferentiation of metastatic thyroid cancer that have lost radioiodine uptake (RIup) with heterogeneous results.Aim: To evaluate the improvement of RIup after a course of RA treatment.Method: Retrospective analysis of 29 patients with radioiodine negative metastatic disease (17 men /12 women; 22 papillary, 4 follicular and 3 oncocytic tumours). RA was given at a d...