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2022 Nov

Transl Cancer Res



Abscopal effect in a patient with solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma of the thyroid: case report.


Aoyama M, Shono T, Inui T, Miyamoto N, Sakamoto S, Inoue S, Fujiwara S, Goto M, Toba H, Takizawa H
Transl Cancer Res. 2022 Nov; 11(11):4200-4205.
PMID: 36523308.


The abscopal effect is a systemic antitumor response that occurs distant to the irradiation site and is induced by local irradiation. We herein describe a case of solitary extramedullary plasmacytoma (SEP) of the thyroid in which bone metastases disappeared after thyroidectomy and cervical radiotherapy (RT).