Breast cancer metastasis to the thyroid gland

Goldenberg, Michael; Warrick, Joshua; Russo, Mariano; Bann, Darrin V.
October 2016
ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Oct/Nov2016, Vol. 95 Issue 10/11, p444
Academic Journal
The article describes the case of an 82-year-old woman diagnosed with breast cancer metastasis to the thyroid gland. The patient presented with a right-sided thyroid mass. She had a 10-year-history of breast cancer, which was treated with chemotherapy and radiation. The common presenting symptoms of metastatic disease of the thyroid gland, and the use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy or core-biospy to confirm diagnosis of the disease are mentioned.


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