Published in Cancer Weekly, July 20th, 2004
According to research from Italy, "the study aims were to characterize patients with insular thyroid cancer and to provide data on patient outcome after surgical therapy. We compared nine patients with insular thyroid cancer at the Department of Surgical Science of "La Sapienza" University of Rome with 27 patients of similar age and tumor size who had follicular and papillary cancer, for a minimum follow-up period of 24 months (range, 24-72 months). All of the patients examined underwent total thyroidectomy."
"Vascular invasion was observed in 44.4 per cent of insular...
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