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Thyroglobulin mRNA quantification in the peripheral blood is not a reliable marker for the follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.

Authors
  • Eszlinger, Markus
  • Neumann, Susanne
  • Otto, Lothar
  • Paschke, Ralf
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2002
Volume
147
Issue
5
Pages
575–582
Identifiers
PMID: 12444888
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In summary, our data do not show significant differences in Tg mRNA expression between the investigated groups. Therefore, the detection and quantification of Tg mRNA in peripheral blood is unlikely to be suitable for the follow-up of DTC.

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