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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 816386, 6 pages
Radioactive Iodine Therapy Decreases Recurrence in Thyroid Papillary Microcarcinoma
1Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, 4921 Parkview Place, Mailstop no. 90-38-635, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
2Division of Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8223, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
3Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, McMillan Hospital, 517 S. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
4Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology, The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 4921 Parkview Place, Mailstop #90-38-635, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
Received 10 October 2011; Accepted 24 November 2011
Academic Editors: J. Nedvídková and D. T. Papadimitriou
Copyright © 2012 Kimberly M. Creach et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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