Published in Cancer Weekly, February 10th, 2009
"Increased sCT levels are highly suggestive of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Since the clinical manifestation of MTC is a thyroid nodule, either single or in the context of a multinodular goitre, the routine measurement of sCT in the evaluation of thyroid nodule(s) facilitates the diagnosis of MTC. sCT measurement is indeed more sensitive than cytology in finding MTC. There are two major benefits from this clinical practice: (a) the surgeon is alerted to the need to perform...
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