Radioactive iodine therapy decreases 5-, 10-year mortality rates in differentiated thyroid carcinoma

There is a lack of well-powered data regarding outcomes in stage IV differentiated thyroid carcinoma treated with post-surgical radiation. The objective of this study is to examine survival in patients with stage IV papillary thyroid carcinoma and follicular thyroid carcinoma who received radioactive iodine , external beam radiation therapy, or neither following surgery..