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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ammu Susheela, M.D. [2]

Overview

The incidence of follicular thyroid cancer increases with age; the median age at diagnosis is 6th to 7th decades. Females are more commonly affected with anaplastic thyroid cancer than males.

Epidemiology and Demographics

Incidence

  • The incidence of anaplastic thyroid cancer is approximately 1.2-3.8 per 100,000 individuals world wide.
  • The incidence of anaplastic thyroid cancer is approximately .01 per 100,000 individuals in United States.

Age

  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer typically occurs in the elderly (peak incidence in 6th to 7th decades).[1]
  • The incidence of anaplastic thyroid cancer increases with age; the median age at diagnosis is 65 years.

Gender

  • Females are more affected with anaplastic thyroid cancer than males.
  • The female to male ratio is approximately 1.5 to 1.[2]

References

  1. Accessed on November, 18 2015 "Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma[Dr Matt A. Morgan and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody].Radiopedia 2015" Check |url= value (help).
  2. Nagaiah, Govardhanan; Hossain, Akm; Mooney, Colin J.; Parmentier, James; Remick, Scot C. (2011). "Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer: A Review of Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment". Journal of Oncology. 2011: 1–13. doi:10.1155/2011/542358. ISSN 1687-8450.



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