Skeletal Complications and Mortality in Thyroid Cancer: A Population-Based Study.

@article{Choksi2017SkeletalCA,
  title={Skeletal Complications and Mortality in Thyroid Cancer: A Population-Based Study.},
  author={Palak Choksi and Maria Papaleontiou and Cui Guo and Francis Paul Worden and Mousumi Banerjee and Megan Rist Haymart},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2017},
  volume={102 4},
  pages={
          1254-1260
        }
}
Context Although bone is a common site for tumor metastases, the burden of bone events [bone metastases and skeletal-related events (SREs)] in patients with thyroid cancer is not well known. Objective To measure the prevalence of bone events and their impact on mortality in patients with thyroid cancer. Patients, Design, and Setting We identified patients diagnosed with thyroid cancer between 1991 and 2011 from the linked Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare dataset… CONTINUE READING
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