American Thyroid Association Guidelines for Management of Patients with Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

A clinical practice guideline for the management for anaplastic thyroid cancer patients. The guideline examines diagnosis and initial evaluation, primarily through biopsy, and provides treatment options including surgery and systemic therapies. The guideline also considers nutritional support needs and appropriate standards of palliative care. Outcomes of interest include the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy in improving survival, and overall improved 1-year survival rates.