Post-Chernobyl thyroid carcinoma in Belarus children and adolescents: comparison with naturally occurring thyroid carcinoma in Italy and France.

@article{Pacini1997PostChernobylTC,
  title={Post-Chernobyl thyroid carcinoma in Belarus children and adolescents: comparison with naturally occurring thyroid carcinoma in Italy and France.},
  author={F. Rossi Pacini and Tatiana Vorontsova and Evgeny P Demidchik and Eleonora Molinaro and Laura Agate and Cristina Romei and E N Shavrova and Eugeni Cherstvoy and Y Ivashkevitch and Ekaterina Kuchinskaya and Martin Schlumberger and Giuseppe Ronga and Mauro Filesi and Aldo Pinchera},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1997},
  volume={82 11},
  pages={3563-9}
}
After the Chernobyl nuclear accident (April 26, 1986), childhood thyroid carcinoma had a great increase in Belarus and Ukraine, as a consequence of the exposure to iodine radioactive fallout. The epidemiological and clinical features of the disease were studied in 472 patients less than 21 yr old at diagnosis, with differentiated thyroid carcinoma, representing 97.7% of all thyroid carcinomas diagnosed in Belarus between May, 1986, and December, 1995. The results were compared with those of 369… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 22 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 66 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…