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Thyroid Gland — ICD 193

  • Witold Zatonski
  • Nikolaus Becker

Abstract

The ASMR for cancer of the thyroid gland in men was 0.4 both in 1963 and in 1982, while the respective figures for women were 0.6 and 0.7. The mortality rates show no clear increase in time either in the individual age groups or in all of them together. The mortality rate increases exponentially with age from 45–50 onwards, and the steepness of the curve is greater in women than in men.

Keywords

Thyroid Cancer Thyroid Gland Birth Cohort Papillary Carcinoma German Democratic Republic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Witold Zatonski
    • 1
  • Nikolaus Becker
    • 2
  1. 1.Centrum Onkologii — Instytut M. Skłodowska CurieWarszawaPoland
  2. 2.Deutsches KrebsforschungszentrumInstitut für Epidemiologie und BiometrieHeidelbergGermany

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