Changes in clinical presentation, management and outcome in 1348 patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma: experience in a single institute in Hong Kong, 1960-2000.

@article{Chow2003ChangesIC,
  title={Changes in clinical presentation, management and outcome in 1348 patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma: experience in a single institute in Hong Kong, 1960-2000.},
  author={Sin Ming Chow and Stephen C. K. Law and Siu Kie Au and Oscar Mang and Stephen S.-T. Yau and Kam Tong Yuen and Wai Hon Lau},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={329-36}
}
The clinical features, management and outcome of 1348 patients diagnosed with differentiated thyroid carcinoma in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, were analysed according to the period of diagnosis: A (before 1980), B (1981-1990) and C (1991-2000). As time advanced, ratio of papillary carcinoma (PTC) to follicular carcinoma (FTC) increased (A:B:C = 1.6: 3.1: 7.2). The mean size of the primary tumour decreased (A:B:C = 3.5 cm: 2.8 cm: 2.5 cm), with a greater percentage of microcarcinoma of 1… CONTINUE READING
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