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Second primary cancer in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma.
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PMID:  23267166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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PATIENTS AND METHODS: A total of 184 patients with PTC were included in the study.
RESULTS: There were 24 patients with SPC and nine with PTC and two other primary tumours (42 additional malignancies in total). Additional tumours were more prevalent in male and older patients. In 11 cases (33%), the two carcinomas were synchronous. PTCs from synchronous cases were significantly larger than those from non-synchronous cases.
CONCLUSION: Patients with PTC were at elevated risk for SPC. In one third of patients, both neoplasms were diagnosed within the same year. Male and older patients were more likely to have SPC.
Authors:
Carles Zafon; Gabriel Obiols; Jordi Mesa
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anticancer research     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1791-7530     ISO Abbreviation:  Anticancer Res.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102988     Medline TA:  Anticancer Res     Country:  Greece    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Endocrinology, Hospital General Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Pg. Vall d'Hebron 119-129, Barcelona, 08035. Spain. 26276czl@comb.cat.
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