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Lungs show innumerable bilateral metastases. Advised Lu177 dotatate therapy

15 year old was given RAI for the past 4 years . Not responding to the treatment. Lungs show innumerable bilateral metastases.Tg is 1638. Advised Lu177 dotatate therapy if there is a good accumulation of dotanoc. How good the treatment is. Is there any other hope?
Asked On : Mon, 30 May 2011
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My daughter has thyroid cancer Received RAI thrice . Not responding. Has spread to the lungs. Now she has been advised Lu177 dotatate therapy. How good the therapy is. What is the life span of the patient
Answered: Mon, 30 May 2011
ENT Specialist Dr. Avik Kumar Jana's  Response
UNFORTUANTELY , THE ADVICE IS CORRECT. THE CONDITIION YOU ARE IN NECESSIATES THIS. REGARDING SUCCESS, IT VARIES BASED ON THE TEST PARAMETERS AND STAGING.YOU SHOULD GO FOR THIS.
Answered: Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Avik Kumar Jana's  Response
LUNG METASTASIS OCCURS BY MICROVASCULAR INVASION AND IT CAN EVEN OCCUR EVEN WHEN THERE IS NO EXTRACAPSULAR INVASION. SO SPREADING TO LUNGS IS QUITE POSSIBLE EVEN WITH NO EXTRATHYROIDAL INVASION
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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