[Thyroid cancer].

  • Yuji Nagayama
  • Published 2012 in
    Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…


The thyroid glands are a vulnerable organ to ionizing radiation. Indeed the epidemiological studies have revealed an increase in the incidences of thyroid cancer among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki and radiation casualties in Chernobyl. The carcinogenic risk for the thyroids is dependent on radiation dose, and higher in younger people… (More)


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