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Oncologic Resection Achieving R0 Margins Improves Disease-Free Survival in Parathyroid Cancer

Schulte, Klaus-Martin; Talat, N.; Galata, G.; Gilbert, J.; Miell, J.; Hofbauer, L.C.; Barthel, A.; Diaz-Cano, Salvador J.; Bornstein, SR


Background: Parathyroid cancer has a poor mid-term prognosis, often because of local recurrence, observed in half of all patients. Modern diagnostic workup increasingly enables a preoperative diagnosis of parathyroid cancer. There is limited evidence that more comprehensive oncologic surgery can reduce the risk of local recurrence. This study aims to identify the best specific surgical approach in parathyroid cancer. Methods: This observational cohort study comprises 19 consecutive patients who...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-014-3530-z


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