Palliative Radiation in Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Thyroid: A Rare Case Report

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Sushmita Ghoshal; Tapesh Bhattacharyya; Ashwani Sood; Ruchita Tyagi;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care, volume 19, issue 3, pages 192-194 (issn: 0973-1075, eissn: 1998-3735)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3853399, doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.121541
  • Subject: Treatment | Levels of evidence | Chronic renal failure | Disease reporting | Yoga | Non-compliance | Case Report | India | World Health Organization STEPwise approach | Journal analysis | Hemodialysis patients | Evidence analysis | FACT-G | SF-36 | Pranayam | Hybrid regimen | Cardiovascular disease | Stress | Pain | Psychosocial stress | Demographic profile | R5-920 | HRQOL | Emergency department | Chronic disease model | Data collection | Cervical cancer | Psychiatric morbidity | Evidence hierarchy | Functional status | Pain perception | Thyroid | Gynaecological Malignancy | Medicine (General) | Radiotherapy | Cancer | Risk factor surveillance | Depression | Induction chemotherapy | Socio-demographic factors | Sudarshan kriya | Radioresistance | Evidence-based palliative care | Squamous cell carcinoma

Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the thyroid is an extremely rare neoplasm with aggressive behavior. Until date, only around 60 cases have been reported in the literature. Primary treatment of the patient is radical surgery. With optimum treatment survival is not more... View more
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