Thyroid metastasectomy

Pablo H. Montero, Tihana Ibrahimpasic, Iain J. Nixon, Ashok R. Shaha*

*Corresponding author for this work

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-41
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • metastasectomy
  • metastasis
  • thyroid cancer
  • thyroid neoplasms/secondary
  • thyroid surgery


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