Jen Der Lin
Affiliation: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Lin J, Hsueh C, Chao T. Early recurrence of papillary and follicular thyroid carcinoma predicts a worse outcome. Thyroid. 2009;19:1053-9 pubmed publisher
..We hypothesized that an early recurrence of papillary and follicular thyroid cancers implies a rapid growth of cancer resulting in high mortality rate...
Lin J, Chao T, Huang B, Chen S, Chang H, Hsueh C. Thyroid cancer in the thyroid nodules evaluated by ultrasonography and fine-needle aspiration cytology. Thyroid. 2005;15:708-17 pubmed
..9% (858/21,748 cases) of patients with thyroid nodules showed histopathologically proven malignancy. Thyroid cancer detected by ultrasonography with FNAC occurred an average of 10 years younger than in prior studies. ..
Lin J, Chao T, Chen S, Huang Y, Liou M, Hsueh C. Operative strategy for follicular thyroid cancer in risk groups stratified by pTNM staging. Surg Oncol. 2007;16:107-13 pubmed
..Over one-fourth of the follicular thyroid cancer patients in the high-risk group died of thyroid cancer despite aggressive treatment. ..
Chiang K, Kuo S, Chen C, Ng S, Lin S, Yeh C, et al
. MART-10, the vitamin D analog, is a potent drug to inhibit anaplastic thyroid cancer cell metastatic potential. Cancer Lett. 2015;369:76-85 pubmed publisher
..Since metastasis is the important cause of ATC-related death, our results strongly encourage the further in vivo study of MART-10 application against ATC. ..
Kuo S, Chao T, Chang H, Hsueh C, Lin C, Chiang K, et al
. Prognosis of papillary thyroid cancers with positive serum thyroglobulin antibody after total thyroidectomy. Asian J Surg. 2017;40:186-192 pubmed publisher
..202, respectively; cancer mortality, p = 0.181, p = 0.646, p = 0.656, respectively) based on the different follow-up times. Positive serum TgAb was not a risk factor, and was not associated with the prognosis of PTC patients. ..
Lin J, Chen S, Chao T, Hsueh C, Weng H. Diagnosis and therapeutic strategy for papillary thyroid microcarcinoma. Arch Surg. 2005;140:940-5 pubmed
..Age, sex, and postoperative thyroglobulin level were the main prognostic factors in the high-risk group of patients with PTM. Conservative treatment of the incidental finding of PTM after suitable postoperative assessment is justified. ..
Li Y, Chen S, Hseuh C, Chao T, Ho T, Lin J. Risk factors of distant metastasis in the follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. J Formos Med Assoc. 2016;115:665-71 pubmed publisher
..In FVPTC patients, postoperative investigation for distant metastasis may be warranted by the presence of these two positive risk factors or the absence of the one negative risk factor. ..
Hsieh C, Lin H, Huang S, Hsueh C, Hsu H, Wang H, et al
. Circulating epithelial cell enumeration facilitates the identification and follow-up of a patient with early stage papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: A case report. Clin Chim Acta. 2016;454:107-11 pubmed publisher
..CEC testing facilitates the identification of individuals at risk for cancer. Longitudinal follow-up of the CEC count may complement serum Tg testing for monitoring the status of patients with thyroid cancer. ..
Wen Ko C, Szu Tah C, Feng Hsuan L, Chen Nen C, Ming Hsu W, Jen Der L. The impact of diabetes mellitus on the survival of patients with acromegaly. Endokrynol Pol. 2016;67:501-506 pubmed publisher
..DM and malignancy significantly influence the survival of patients with acromegaly; thus, these patients need close follow-up and appropriate therapy. (Endokrynol Pol 2016; 67 (5): 501-506). ..