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Published by INTECH Open Access Publisher .
Written in English


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ContributionsLaguna Reinaldo, author, Nieves-Rivera Francisco, author
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Pagination1 online resource
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Open LibraryOL27093863M
ISBN 109535102990
ISBN 109789535102991
OCLC/WorldCa884216977

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Thyroid cancer is rare in the pediatric population, but thyroid carcinomas occurring in children carry a unique set of clinical, pathologic, and molecular characteristics. In comparison to adults, children more often present with aggressive, advanced stage disease. This is at least in part due to the underlying biologic and molecular differences between pediatric and adult thyroid cancer Cited by: Thyroid cancer is rare in the pediatric population, but thyroid carcinomas occurring in children carry a unique set of clinical, pathologic, and molecular characteristics.   CANCER OF THE THYROID. Thyroid cancer is less common in children and adolescents when compared to adults, with an annual incidence of approximately in , cases. Within pediatrics, thyroid cancer is most commonly diagnosed in teenage girls, for whom it is estimated to be the 2nd most commonly diagnosed cancer. This cancer tends to spread to other parts of the body and constitutes about five- to percent of all thyroid malignancies. Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in the pediatric population is usually associated with specific inherited genetic conditions, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 .

  1. Introduction. Thyroid cancer is the leading cause of pediatric endocrine cancer, accounting for over 6% of all pediatric cancers from to [].This figure reflects the rising incidence of pediatric thyroid carcinoma over the last four decades [].Between and , the annual percent change (APC) of pediatric thyroid carcinoma was +%/year; with an accelerated .   Thyroid cancer is rare in the pediatric population, but thyroid carcinomas occurring in children carry a unique set of clinical, pathologic, and molecular characteristics. In comparison to adults, children more often present with aggressive, advanced stage disease.   Marie‐Odile Bernier, Cari M. Kitahara, Meredith S. Shiels, Reply to Natural history of thyroid cancer suggests beginning of the overdiagnosis of juvenile thyroid cancer in the United States and Harm of overdiagnosis or extremely early diagnosis behind trends in pediatric thyroid cancer, Cancer, /cncr, , 22, (), (). Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Pediatric thyroid cancer. Semin Pediatr Surg. ; 44 Cytopathologic analysis of thyroid lesions in the pediatric population.

  Free Online Library: DIFFERENTIATED THYROID CANCER IN PEDIATRIC POPULATION ([less than or equal to]18 YEARS): POSTOPERATIVE TREATMENT WITH RADIOACTIVE IODINE (I).(Original Scientific Paper) by "Acta Clinica Croatica"; Health care industry Science and technology, general Cancer metastasis Care and treatment Development and . Treatment for previous childhood cancer (particularly Hodgkin’s lymphoma) Family history of thyroid cancer. It occurs more commonly in females and amongst the pediatric population. The annual incidence of thyroid cancers is to cases per 1 million people aged 0 to 19 years, accounting for approximately % of all cancers in this age group.[1,2] Thyroid cancer incidence is higher in children aged 15 to 19 years ( cases per 1 million people), and it accounts for approximately 8% of cancers arising in this older age group.[1,3] More thyroid carcinomas occur in. This cancer tends to spread to other parts of the body and constitutes about percent of all thyroid malignancies. Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in the pediatric population is usually associated with specific inherited genetic conditions, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2) Anaplastic.