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An overview of thyroid carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9401213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Approximately, 12,000 cases of thyroid carcinoma are diagnosed each year. This disease entity accounts for 1.5 percent of all malignancies and is clinically evident in four percent to seven percent of the United States population. This paper provides an overview of thyroid carcinoma, including types, incidence, predisposing factors, evaluation, and treatment.
Authors:
R Sabbagh; R Z Abdel-Misih
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Delaware medical journal     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0011-7781     ISO Abbreviation:  Del Med J     Publication Date:  1997 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-16     Completed Date:  1998-01-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370077     Medline TA:  Del Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  547-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Algorithms
Carcinoma* / epidemiology,  pathology,  surgery
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Thyroid Neoplasms* / epidemiology,  pathology,  surgery
Thyroid Nodule / epidemiology,  pathology,  surgery
Thyroidectomy
United States / epidemiology

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