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Risk stratification guidelines help determine treatment for thyroid cancer

Fabian Pitoia, MD,  head of the thyroid section of the division of endocrinology at the Hospital de Clinicas of the University of Buenos Aires, discusses how risk stratification guidelines help determine an appropriate treatment course for patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.

Pitoia notes that patients may undergo remnant ablation, close follow-up or a watch-and-wait strategy according to their guideline-based risk for recurrence.

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