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Thyroid cancer in older men.
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PMID:  21087173     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews most common types of thyroid cancer focusing on older males worldwide. Thyroid carcinoma is the most common endocrine malignancy. It includes tumour types that range from localised papillary carcinomas to lethal anaplastic disease. Among elderly population, male gender seems to be highly correlated with the risk and aggressiveness of thyroid cancer. Early diagnosis and urgent aggressive treatment are important for aging patients. This article includes numerous studies which evaluate prevalence, morbidity and mortality of thyroid cancer in older males.
Authors:
Natalya Rukhman; Alan Silverberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-11-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-0790     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9808210     Medline TA:  Aging Male     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA.
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