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ea0014p319 | (1) | ECE2007

Epidemiology of thyroid cancer in the north eastern region of Poland

Zonenberg Anna , Telejko Beata , Nikolajuk Agnieszka , Rybaczuk Mikolaj , Dzieciol Janusz , Zimnoch Lech , Kokoszko Maciej , Dadan Jacek , Wasielica Mieczyslaw , Borawski Jacek , Puchalski Zbigniew , Juczewska Marzena , Kinalska Ida , Gorska Maria

Before the introduction of mandatory salt iodination in 1997 the North-Eastern Region of Poland was known to be a moderate iodine deficiency area. Moreover, it was one of the mostly contaminated regions after the Chernobyl accident in 1986. The aim of our study was to evaluate the descriptive epidemiological features of incident thyroid cancers diagnosed among the residents of this area between 1996 and 2005. The Regional Cancer Surveillance Program was used to collect data on...