Survival of thyroid cancer and social determinants in Iran, 2001-2005.

  title={Survival of thyroid cancer and social determinants in Iran, 2001-2005.},
  author={Maryam Khayamzadeh and Marjan Khayamzadeh and Niki Tadayon and Reza Salmanian and Hanieh Zham and Zahra Razzaghi and Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={12 1},
BACKGROUND Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine system malignancy in the world, being the 7th most common cancer in females, 14th in males and 11th in both sexes in the Iranian population. The present study aimed to determine survival of thyroid cancers in Iran based on sex, age group, pathology and geographical location. METHODS The patients selected for this study were 602 out of 5,759 cases listed in the cancer registry system between 2001 and 2005. The Kaplan-Meier method was used… CONTINUE READING

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