Thyroid (Papillary, Follicular, Medullary, Hürthle Cell) Carcinoma

  • David Y. Johnson
  • Shilpi Wadhwa
  • Frank E. JohnsonEmail author
Part of the Current Clinical Oncology book series (CCO)


The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a component of the World Health Organization (WHO), estimated that there were 141,013 new cases of thyroid (papillary, follicular, Hürthle cell) carcinoma worldwide in 2002 [1]. The IARC estimated that there were 35,375 deaths due to this cause in 2002 [1].


Follicular carcinoma Thyroid Hürthle cell Variability Survival rate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Y. Johnson
    • 1
  • Shilpi Wadhwa
    • 1
  • Frank E. Johnson
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineSaint Louis University Medical CenterSaint LouisUSA
  2. 2.Saint Louis University Medical Center and Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical CenterSaint LouisUSA

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