Figure 85.9. Survival of patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC).

Figure 85.9

Survival of patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). A. Adjusted survival of all patients with MTC. B. Survival of patients with sporadic MTC compared to patients with MEN 2a. C. Relative survival of patients according to amyloid positive (+) or negative (–) tumor-staining characteristics. D. Relative survival of MTC patients according to percentage of tumor cells positive for calcitonin immunoreactivity (reproduced with permission from Saad et al.497 and Bergholm et al.23).

From: Chapter 85, Neoplasms of the Neuroendocrine System and Neoplasms of the Gastroenteropancreatic Endocrine System

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Holland-Frei Cancer Medicine. 5th edition.
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