Thyroid cancer in Denmark 1943-2008, before and after iodine supplementation.

  title={Thyroid cancer in Denmark 1943-2008, before and after iodine supplementation.},
  author={Maria H Blomberg and Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen and Klaus K. Andersen and Susanne Kr{\"u}ger Kjaer},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={131 10},
Thyroid cancer incidence has increased worldwide during the previous decades. In this nationwide study, we aimed to identify the overall incidence of thyroid cancer in Denmark during 66 years (1943-2008) and incidences of the four main histological types of thyroid cancer from 1978 to 2008. Data were obtained from the nationwide Danish Cancer Registry, and we focused especially on the period after implementation of compulsory iodine supplementation, which was established on a national level in… CONTINUE READING
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