Explaining the increasing incidence of differentiated thyroid cancer

How, Jacques; Tabah, Roger
November 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/20/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 11, p1383
Academic Journal
The author comments on the increasing number of cases of differentiated thyroid cancer. The author stated that the number of new cases diagnosed each year is similar to that of leukemia, pancreatic cancer and oropharyngeal cancer. He explains few reasons for this are the true increase of the disease which became epidemic and the increased in the use of ultrasonography and fine-needle aspiration biopsy.


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