Increase in the incidence of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children, adolescents, and young adults: a population-based study.

@article{Vergamini2014IncreaseIT,
  title={Increase in the incidence of differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children, adolescents, and young adults: a population-based study.},
  author={Lucas Bonachi Vergamini and A Lindsay Frazier and Fernanda Laurinavicius Abrantes and Karina de C{\'a}ssia Braga Ribeiro and Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={164 6},
  pages={1481-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate trends in incidence of differentiated thyroid carcinomas among children and adolescents and young adults. STUDY DESIGN In this ecological time-trends study, we selected cases of differentiated thyroid carcinomas (1984-2010) in patients <30 years from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 9 cancer registries by using International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, 3rd edition, codes for papillary and follicular cancers. Patients with multiple other primary… CONTINUE READING
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