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Clinical Study

Does Radioiodine Therapy in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Increase the Frequency of Another Malignant Neoplasm?

Table 2

Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of 15 patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma and another malignancy.

Clinical and epidemiological characteristicAnother malignancyP
Postiodine
𝑁 = 7 (46.66%)
Preiodine
𝑁 = 8 (53.33%)

Males N (%)4 (57.14)3 (37.5)0.6193
Age at thyroidectomy (years)*61 ± 1751 ± 13.70.2295
Follow-up period (months)**75 (48; 336)56.5 (20; 60)0.1505
Age at diagnosis of a second neoplasia* (years)69.4 ± 11.446.1 ± 20.20.0187
Classic nonpapilliferous histological type N (%)3 (42.85)2 (25)0.6084

*mean ± standard deviation; **median (minimum value; maximum value).

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