Published in Cancer Weekly, June 12th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Cancer, "Follicular carcinomas of the thyroid gland, including its oncocytic variant (so-called Hurthle cell carcinoma), are subdivided into the indolent encapsulated ('minimally invasive') and the clinically aggressive widely invasive tumors. There are, however, cases of encapsulated follicular carcinoma that recur and metastasize."
"Identifying these cases at the time of diagnosis is crucial for prognostic and therapeutic considerations. Because to the authors'...
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