Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  50 / 90 Next Page
Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 50 / 90 Next Page
Page Background

48

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

:

Thyroid Cancer, Version 1.2017

5

Treatment guide

Papillary, follicular, and

Hürthle cell

Guide 14. Consider RAI therapy for metastatic papillary, follicular, or Hürthle cell

6 to 12 weeks after thyroidectomy

RAI therapy

Test results Next steps of care

Recommended

for metastatic

disease

ª

• Confirmed

radioiodine

uptake in tumor

ª

• RAI therapy and imaging after treatment

ª

• Cervical

disease (only)

radioiodine

uptake

(Central cervical

for follicular and

Hürthle cell)

ª

• Consider RAI therapy, adjuvant therapy, and

imaging after treatment

After treatment:

• Surveillance and maintenance starts (See Guides 15 and 16)

• Levothyroxine is given to control TSH