• Medicine
  • Published in Cancer research 1991

Survival and causes of death in thyroid cancer: a population-based study of 2479 cases from Norway.

@article{Akslen1991SurvivalAC,
  title={Survival and causes of death in thyroid cancer: a population-based study of 2479 cases from Norway.},
  author={Lars A. Akslen and Tor Haldorsen and Steinar O Thoresen and Eystein Glattre},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1991},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={
          1234-41
        }
}
Survival and prognostic factors were studied in 2479 clinically presenting thyroid cancers (TC) reported from the entire Norwegian population from 1970 to 1985. Complete follow-up was obtained (median, 48 months), with information on causes of death. At the end of the observation period, 498 patients were reported to have died of TC, representing 69.7% of all deaths. Among 216 patients dying of other main causes, TC was considered to be a contributing cause of death in 80 cases (11.2… CONTINUE READING

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