Differentiated thyroid cancer in Greece: 1963-2000. Relation to demographic and environmental factors.

@article{Ilias2002DifferentiatedTC,
  title={Differentiated thyroid cancer in Greece: 1963-2000. Relation to demographic and environmental factors.},
  author={Ioannis Ilias and Maria Alevizaki and Elli Lakka-Papadodima and Dimitrios A Koutras},
  journal={Hormones},
  year={2002},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={174-8}
}
Thyroid cancer (TC) is a relatively rare neoplasia, accounting for 0.35%-0.38% of total deaths due to cancer in Greece. Environmental/nutritional factors are considered to play a role in its pathogenesis. The aim of this retrospective review of patients' histories from three of the largest specialized centers in southern Greece, from 1963 to 2000, was to assess associations of differentiated TC (DTC) with demographic and environmental factors. The total number of DTC cases was 610 (119 men or… CONTINUE READING

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