Sex is not an independent risk factor for survival in differentiated thyroid cancer.

@article{Oyer2013SexIN,
  title={Sex is not an independent risk factor for survival in differentiated thyroid cancer.},
  author={Sam L Oyer and Valerie A Smith and Eric J. Lentsch},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2013},
  volume={123 11},
  pages={2913-9}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To determine the impact of sex on disease-specific survival (DSS) in differentiated thyroid cancer. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis of population database. METHODS Adult patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) or follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) were identified from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Database between 1988 and 2003. Patients were grouped according to tumor type (PTC or FTC), with age, sex, tumor size, extension, and nodal or… CONTINUE READING