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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 200-202

Liquefaction of metastatic radioactive iodine-refractory follicular thyroid carcinoma following radiotherapy and sorafenib


1 Department of Hematology and Oncology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
2 Department of Hematology and Oncology; School of Pharmacy, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Chen-Yuan Lin
Department of Hematology and Oncology, China Medical University Hospital, No. 2, Yu-Der Rd., Taichung City 40447
Taiwan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCRP.JCRP_19_19

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Sorafenib was approved for radioactive iodine (RAI)-refractory metastatic differentiated thyroid carcinoma in 2013. Herein, we describe the first case of metastatic RAI-refractory follicular thyroid carcinoma that markedly improved with liquefaction after radiotherapy and low-dose sorafenib use (200 mg twice daily).


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