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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2011, Article ID 948786, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/948786
Clinical Study

Familial Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis

1Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario London, ON, Canada N6A 5A5
2Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Western Ontario London, ON, Canada N6A 4S2
3Department of Pathology, University of Western Ontario London, ON, Canada N6A 5A5
4Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Centre, Farmington, CT 06107, USA

Received 5 July 2011; Revised 9 August 2011; Accepted 23 August 2011

Academic Editor: J. F. Simpson

Copyright © 2011 Thomas J. McDonald et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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