First author, Natalia Genere, MD and co-authors had their article, “Incidence of Clinically Relevant Thyroid Cancers Remains Stable for Almost a Century: A Population-Based Study” published in the November issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
The authors examined the trends in incidence of clinically relevant thyroid cancers within the overall rising incidence of thyroid cancers.
The article’s study was based on a population-based cohort study conducted using the Rochester Epidemiology Project database to identify all new cases of thyroid cancer in Olmsted County, Minnesota, between January 1, 1935, and December 31, 2018.
In their conclusion, the authors state, “Incidence rates of clinically relevant thyroid cancers, as defined by histology, size, and invasiveness, have not changed significantly in 80 years. The rising thyroid cancer incidence is driven by indolent thyroid cancers.”