Incidence of thyroid cancer in women in relation to previous exposure to radiation therapy and history of thyroid disease.

@article{Mctiernan1984IncidenceOT,
  title={Incidence of thyroid cancer in women in relation to previous exposure to radiation therapy and history of thyroid disease.},
  author={Anne Mctiernan and Noel S Weiss and Janet R. Daling},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1984},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={575-81}
}
Female residents of 13 counties of Western Washington, in whom papillary, follicular, or mixed papillary-follicular thyroid carcinomas had been diagnosed between 1974 and 1979 were interviewed regarding their medical and reproductive histories and past exposure to radiation treatments. For comparison, a random sample of women from the same population was interviewed. Women who had received radiation treatments to the head or neck prior to 5 years before interview were 16.5 times (95% confidence… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…