Virtual Conference

Monica Marcela Macías Ortega

Medical Endocrinologyst , Mexico

Title: Experience in the use of external radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer differentiated from high risk thyroid in the external consultation of the national medical center 20th November Endocrinology.


Background: Globocan Mexico 2020 the incidence of thyroid cancer it´s 5.7% both sexes. Conventional treatment with thyroidectomy and radioiodine. The role of external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) in differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) is debated. At the National Medical Center 20th of November, EBRT is used in second-line treatment of DTC. The following research is proposed with the general objective of describing the results of the treatment of patients with DTC at high risk of recurrence with EBRT. Material and methods descriptive, retrolective study; in 46 patients. Results and conclusions: predisposing factors to the use of EBRT in CT are stages 3 and 4 according to AJCCN; and ATA high risk; female with means of treatment 64.5 years.


Mónica Macías Ortega has completed her high specialty about Thyroid Desease at the age of 35 years from Medical Center 20th November, Mexico´s National University. She is the head of endocrinologyst department of private practice center. He has over 20 publications. She has been serving as an editorial board member of several reputed journals; and medical practice like 11 years ago.