Gene Mutation Increases Risk of Recurrent Papillary Thyroid Cancer in Some Patients

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 16:00 in Health & Medicine

- Individuals with advanced papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) that are associated with the BRAFV600E gene mutation have a higher risk of recurrent disease and progression to more advanced, poorly differentiated thyroid cancer, according to data presented today at the 81st Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association (ATA).

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