Thyroid nodularity and cancer among Chernobyl cleanup workers from Estonia.

@article{Inskip1997ThyroidNA,
  title={Thyroid nodularity and cancer among Chernobyl cleanup workers from Estonia.},
  author={Peter D. Inskip and Michael F. Hartshorne and Mare Tekkel and Mati Rahu and Toomas Veidebaum and Anssi Auvinen and Lida A Crooks and L. Gayle Littlefield and A. F. Mcfee and Sisko I Salomaa and Stephen M. Makinen and James D. Tucker and Karen Jane Sorensen and William L. Bigbee and John D Boice},
  journal={Radiation research},
  year={1997},
  volume={147 2},
  pages={
          225-35
        }
}
Thyroid examinations, including palpation, ultrasound and, selectively, fine-needle aspiration biopsy, were conducted on nearly 2,000 Chernobyl cleanup workers from Estonia to evaluate the occurrence of thyroid cancer and nodular thyroid disease among men with protracted exposure to ionizing radiation. The examinations were conducted in four cities in Estonia during March-April 1995, 9 years after the reactor accident. The study population was selected from a predefined cohort of 4,833 cleanup… CONTINUE READING
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