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Low-Dose Radioactive Iodine Destroys Thyroid Tissue Left after Surgery

Posted May 16 2012 10:10pm
A low dose of radioactive iodine given after surgery for thyroid cancer destroyed (ablated) residual thyroid tissue as effectively as a higher dose, with fewer side effects and less exposure to radiation, according to two European randomized controlled trials published May 3 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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