Association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid cancer

  title={Association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid cancer},
  author={S. Noureldine and R. Tufano},
  journal={Current Opinion in Oncology},
  • S. Noureldine, R. Tufano
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Oncology
  • Purpose of review The association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid cancer remains an active focus of research and controversy. Since it was first proposed in 1955, numerous studies have explored the epidemiology and etiology of these concurrent disease processes. Recent findings The lymphocytic infiltration of Hashimoto's thyroiditis is frequently encountered in thyroid glands resected for a neoplasm. The most frequent association is noted with papillary thyroid cancer. Several recent… CONTINUE READING
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