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Malignant Disease after Iodine-131 Therapy

  • Lars-Erik Holm
  • Per Hall
  • Goran Lundell

Abstract

Iodine-131 therapy is one of the most common treatments for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer. Data on man exposed to 131-I are still scarce, and there is concern as to its possible genetic and carcinogenic effects.

Keywords

Thyroid Cancer Cutaneous Melanoma Standardize Incidence Ratio Increase Cancer Risk Benign Neoplasm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars-Erik Holm
    • 1
  • Per Hall
    • 2
  • Goran Lundell
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Cancer PreventionKarolinska HospitalStockholmSweden
  2. 2.General Oncology, RadiumhemmetKarolinska HospitalStockholmSweden

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