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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Clinical characteristics of calcitonin-negative MTCs at the time of diagnosis

Age Sex RET
mutation
Size
(cm)
mLN
(Number)
N
stage
AJCC
stage
Ctn
IHC
Ctn
(pg/mL)
CEA
(ng/mL)
Clinical outcome
52 F - 0.4 0 0 I (+) 11.0 1.0 No evidence of disease
60 M - 0.7 0 0 I (+) 9.0 3.9 No evidence of disease
50 F - 0.5 0 0 I (+) 4.0 1.4 No evidence of disease
52 M Negative 0.5 5 1a III (+) 8.5 1.3 No evidence of disease
35 F Positive 0.3 0 0 I (+) 6.8 0.5 No evidence of disease

-: uninspected, AJCC: American Joint Committee on Cancer, CEA: carcinoembryonic antigen, Ctn: calcitonin, IHC: immunohistochemistry, mLN: metastatic lymph node

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