n South African Journal of Surgery - Thyroglobulin and recurrence of thyroid cancer : letter to the editor

Volume 50, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



I read the recent article on the relationship between thyroglobulin and recurrence of thyroid cancer with great interest. Papageorgiou concluded that 'Although low, a cutoff Tg level of 1.3 ng/ml represents a simple indication for further investigation in patients receiving thyroxine after completion of treatment for thyroid cancer, in the absence of measurement of anti-Tg auto-antibodies'.

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