Familial Non-Medullary Thyroid Cancer Represents an Independent Risk Factor for Increased Cancer Aggressiveness: A Retrospective Analysis of 74 Families

@inproceedings{Tavarelli2015FamilialNT,
  title={Familial Non-Medullary Thyroid Cancer Represents an Independent Risk Factor for Increased Cancer Aggressiveness: A Retrospective Analysis of 74 Families},
  author={Martina Tavarelli and Marco Russo and Rosy Terranova and Claudia Scollo and Angela Spadaro and Giulia Sapuppo and Pasqualino Malandrino and Romilda Masucci and Sebastiano Squatrito and G Pellegriti},
  booktitle={Front. Endocrinol.},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess whether familial non-medullary thyroid cancer (FNMTC) represents an independent risk factor for increased aggressiveness of the tumor, as concern as the clinical presentation and the long-term follow-up in respect of sporadic differentiated thyroid cancer (SDTC). DESIGN Retrospective study; 1976-2014. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-four FNMTC families (151 affected individuals): family relationship and number of affected family members were evaluated. Clinical and… CONTINUE READING
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