VIDEO: Radioactive Iodine: To Treat or Not To Treat Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer

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New evidence suggests that radioactive iodine should not be used for all patients.
New evidence suggests that radioactive iodine should not be used for all patients.

BOSTON – The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has released new guidelines regarding radioactive iodine use in thyroid cancer treatment. Although new evidence suggests that radioactive iodine should not be used for all patients, there is some controversy with the new guidelines.

Megan Haymart, MD, from the University of Michigan discusses the new recommendations for radioactive iodine use in patients with low risk for thyroid cancer in this video from ENDO 2016.


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