Childhood thyroid cancer in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine after Chernobyl and at present.

@article{Demidchik2007ChildhoodTC,
  title={Childhood thyroid cancer in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine after Chernobyl and at present.},
  author={Yuri E. Demidchik and Vladimir A Saenko and Shunichi Yamashita},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de endocrinologia e metabologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={
          748-62
        }
}
Thyroid cancer in children is usually rare, but in the individuals exposed to radiation risk of disease increases considerably. After the Chernobyl accident in 1986, an over 10-fold maximal elevation in the incidence of thyroid cancer was registered about a decade later, cumulatively resulting in more than a thousand of newly diagnosed cases in children who lived in the territories of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine affected by radioactive fallouts. Experience from the epidemic substantially… CONTINUE READING
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