Changes in the incidence of thyroid cancer between 1991 and 2005 in Italy: A geographical analysis

Mauro Lise, Silvia Franceschi, Carlotta Buzzoni, Paola Zambon, Fabio Falcini, Emanuele Crocetti, Diego Serraino, Francesco Iachetta, Roberto Zanetti, Marina Vercelli, Stefano Ferretti, Francesco La Rosa, Andrea Donato, Vincenzo De Lisi, Lucia Mangone, Susanna Busco, Giovanna Tagliabue, Mario Budroni, Luigi Bisanti, Mario FuscoRosa Maria Limina, Rosario Tumino, Silvano Piffer, Anselmo Madeddu, Francesco Bellù, Adriano Giacomin, Giuseppa Candela, Monica Lucia Anulli, Luigino Dal Maso

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Abstract

Background: The incidence of thyroid cancer (TC) has been increasing over the last 30 years in several countries, with some of the worldwide highest TC incidence rates (IRs) reported in Italy. The objectives of this study were to evaluate by histological subtypes the geographical heterogeneity of the incidence of TC in Italy and to analyze recent time trends for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) in different cancer registries (CRs). Methods: The study included cases of TC (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-34
Number of pages8
JournalThyroid
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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