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Pretreatment prevalence of hypothyroidism in patients with head and neck carcinoma.

Authors
  • Mini, S
  • Dori, S
  • Horowitz, Z
  • Bedrin, L
  • Peleg, M
  • Wolf, M
  • Shoshani, Y
  • Taicher, S
  • Kronenberg, J
  • Talmi, Y P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer
Publication Date
Sep 15, 2001
Volume
92
Issue
6
Pages
1512–1515
Identifiers
PMID: 11745229
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hypothyroidism in patients with head and neck carcinoma in Israel corresponds with the reported incidence in the general population. Hypothyroidism after treatment for head and neck carcinoma stems from the effects of treatment. The need for pretreatment evaluation of thyroid function should be considered.

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