Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp 107–108 | Cite as

Comment on: Lack of association between obesity and aggressiveness of differentiated thyroid cancer

  • A. CampennìEmail author
  • F. Trimarchi
  • S. Baldari
Letter to the Editor


Differentiated thyroid cancer Obesity Obesity and aggressiveness of differentiated thyroid cancer 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

A written informed consent was obtained from each patient.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morpho-Functional ImagingUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly
  2. 2.Accademia Peloritana dei PericolantiUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly

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