Ethnic patterns of thyroid cancer incidence in the United States, 1973-1981.

@article{Spitz1988EthnicPO,
  title={Ethnic patterns of thyroid cancer incidence in the United States, 1973-1981.},
  author={Margaret R. Spitz and J G Sider and Ruth L. Katz and E S Pollack and Guy R. Newell},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1988},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={549-53}
}
Descriptive epidemiological findings for 7,696 patients with newly diagnosed thyroid cancer reported to the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program for the years 1973 through 1981 are summarized. The preponderance of this tumor in women and of the papillary histologic subtype are well documented. The data suggest that previously reported increases in the incidence of thyroid cancer among Whites levelled off in the late 1970s. Differences in the incidence of this cancer… CONTINUE READING

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