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      Increasing incidence of thyroid cancer in the United States, 1973-2002.

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      American Medical Association (AMA)

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          Abstract

          Increasing cancer incidence is typically interpreted as an increase in the true occurrence of disease but may also reflect changing pathological criteria or increased diagnostic scrutiny. Changes in the diagnostic approach to thyroid nodules may have resulted in an increase in the apparent incidence of thyroid cancer.

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          Journal
          JAMA
          JAMA
          American Medical Association (AMA)
          1538-3598
          0098-7484
          May 10 2006
          : 295
          : 18
          Affiliations
          [1 ] VA Outcomes Group, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, Vt 05009, USA. louise.davies@dartmouth.edu
          Article
          295/18/2164
          10.1001/jama.295.18.2164
          16684987
          67a4063c-0015-4c4b-b532-3e9a869b939f

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