The surgical management of locally advanced well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma: changes over the years according to the AJCC 8th edition Cancer Staging Manual

ConclusionsWe discuss the changes introduced by the 8th edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, in terms of the diagnostic and surgical management of extra thyroid extension, in patients affected by papillary and follicular thyroid cancer.
Source: Thyroid Research - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Journal of Molecular LiquidsAuthor(s): Xianting Xie, Lu Zhang, Wenjuan Zhang, Reza Tayebee, Atefe Hoseininasr, Hamid H. Vatanpour, Zeinab Behjati, Suying Li, Marjan Nasrabadi, Liuyi Liu
Source: Journal of Molecular Liquids - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Carbohydrate PolymersAuthor(s): Chia-Hsiang Yen, Sheng-Tien Li, Nai-Chen Cheng, You-Ren Ji, Jyh-Horng Wang, Tai-Horng Young
Source: Carbohydrate Polymers - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Inorganica Chimica ActaAuthor(s): Sourav De, S.K. Ashok Kumar
Source: Inorganica Chimica Acta - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) occasionally invades tracheal cartilages. We adapted a reconstructive procedure “modified spiral tracheoplasty” to extensive tracheal defect after resection of locally advanced thyroid cancer. Extensive window resection of tracheal wall was performed in a 72-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man with PTC invading intraluminal trachea. Remaining stumps of trachea were separat ed from the esophageal wall and were rotated by 90 degrees in opposite directions. Posterior and lateral walls were anastomosed and tracheocutaneous fistula was created to prevent postoperative airway obstruction.
Source: Auris, Nasus, Larynx - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsDCF-R treatment for advanced cervical esophageal cancer could be completed by the careful administration; although a strong blood toxicity might occur, this treatment may provide the chance to obtain favorable prognosis with larynx preservation.
Source: Esophagus - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusion: We performed intraoperative ultrasound-guided endoscopic transoral surgery for metastatic RPN from papillary thyroid cancer and achieved complete resection as well as preservation of swallowing function.Case Rep Oncol 2017;10:649 –655
Source: Case Reports in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusion CEC remains unchartered territory for many practising physicians and patients with CEC have a poor prognosis. To improve the outcome for CEC patients, future studies should focus on the identification of new diagnostic biomarkers or targets for radiosensitizers, amelioration of radiation schedules, optimal combination of chemotherapeutic agents and/or new therapeutic targets.
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: reviews Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe Pincers maneuver for lymphadenectomy along the right RLN during TEP is technically safe and feasible. It increases the number of dissected LNs along the right RLN.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Abstract To report our experience with tracheal invasive thyroid carcinoma with emphasis on clinical characteristics and treatment modalities, and to identify the prognostic factors for tracheal invasive thyroid carcinoma. Totally 1919 patients underwent surgical extirpation of thyroid cancer from 1990 to 2010. Among them, 65 patients had well-differentiated thyroid cancer with tracheal invasion. The incidence was higher in male and older patients. Patients were treated with tracheal shave excision (n = 18), tracheal resection (n = 37) and total laryngectomy (n = 10). Locoregional re...
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
We report herein a case of synchronous thyroid metastasis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. A 54-year-old man with lower thoracic esophageal cancer and left thyroid tumor was admitted to our hospital. We diagnosed synchronous double cancer comprising esophagus squamous cell carcinoma and thyroidal papillary cancer. Simultaneous excision of both tumors after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy to the esophageal cancer was planned. Intraoperatively, thyroid tumor and cervical lymph nodes were pathologically diagnosed as metastases of esophageal cancer. We then converted the treatment strategy to perform total thyroidectomy, m...
Source: Esophagus - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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