Incidental diagnosis and surgery outcomes of thyroid cancer in Ecuador [post]

2019 unpublished
In contrast to the rapid increase in thyroid cancer (TC) incidence, thyroid cancer mortality rates have remained low and stable over the last decades. In Ecuador, however, TC mortality has increased and to determine possible drivers, a retrospective analysis of all patients attending a thyroid cancer referral center in Ecuador was conducted. Methods: From June 2014 to December 2017, a cross-sectional study was conducted at the Hospital de Especialidades Eugenio Espejo (HEEE), a regional
more » ... a regional reference public hospital for endocrine neoplasia in adults in Quito, Ecuador.
doi:10.21203/rs.2.16716/v1 fatcat:4ppltrhqjbeizm4o5xbhclempu