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Radiation exposure and the risk of pediatric thyroid cancer.

Miyakawa M - Clin Pediatr Endocrinol (2014)

Bottom Line: It has been more than three years since the unprecedentedly massive earthquake and tsunami struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the large accident occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.As of September 2013, 59 children had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer by fine-needle aspiration cytology, and 34 children had been treated surgically and ultimately diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer.Here, I would like to describe the characteristics of pediatric thyroid cancer and typical thyroid images obtained by ultrasonography.

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Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

ABSTRACT
It has been more than three years since the unprecedentedly massive earthquake and tsunami struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the large accident occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. To investigate the influence of radiation exposure, thyroid ultrasonography has been provided preliminarily for 360,000 children who lived in Fukushima Prefecture at the time of the accident. As of September 2013, 59 children had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer by fine-needle aspiration cytology, and 34 children had been treated surgically and ultimately diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. Here, I would like to describe the characteristics of pediatric thyroid cancer and typical thyroid images obtained by ultrasonography.

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Radiation exposure and the risk of pediatric thyroid cancer.

Miyakawa M - Clin Pediatr Endocrinol (2014)

The number of thyroid cancer cases and changes over time after the Chernobyl NuclearPower Plant accident.
© Copyright Policy - open-access
Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4125599&req=5

fig_003: The number of thyroid cancer cases and changes over time after the Chernobyl NuclearPower Plant accident.
Mentions: Age distribution of pediatric thyroid cancer after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plantaccident.

Bottom Line: It has been more than three years since the unprecedentedly massive earthquake and tsunami struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the large accident occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.As of September 2013, 59 children had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer by fine-needle aspiration cytology, and 34 children had been treated surgically and ultimately diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer.Here, I would like to describe the characteristics of pediatric thyroid cancer and typical thyroid images obtained by ultrasonography.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

ABSTRACT
It has been more than three years since the unprecedentedly massive earthquake and tsunami struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the large accident occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. To investigate the influence of radiation exposure, thyroid ultrasonography has been provided preliminarily for 360,000 children who lived in Fukushima Prefecture at the time of the accident. As of September 2013, 59 children had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer by fine-needle aspiration cytology, and 34 children had been treated surgically and ultimately diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. Here, I would like to describe the characteristics of pediatric thyroid cancer and typical thyroid images obtained by ultrasonography.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus