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Alcohol, tobacco and breast cancer – collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 53 epidemiological studies, including 58 515 women with breast cancer and 95 067 women without the disease
Alcohol and tobacco consumption are closely correlated and published results on their association with breast cancer have not always allowed adequately for confounding between these exposures. Over… Expand
Thyroid cancer after exposure to external radiation: a pooled analysis of seven studies. 1995.
* Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University Medical Center,… Expand
Cancer incidence in a cohort of infertile women.
Among 2,496 infertile Israeli women treated between 1964 and 1974, 143 cancer cases were observed as compared with 116.1 expected (standardized incidence ratio (SIR) = 1.2, 95% confidence interval… Expand
Thyroid cancer and multiple primary tumors in the SEER cancer registries 1
Thyroid cancer incidence rates have increased steadily in the United States and elsewhere. Radiation exposure at a young age is a strong risk factor, but otherwise the etiology is unclear. To explore… Expand
I-131 Dose Response for Incident Thyroid Cancers in Ukraine Related to the Chornobyl Accident
Background: Current knowledge about Chornobyl-related thyroid cancer risks comes from ecological studies based on grouped doses, case–control studies, and studies of prevalent cancers. Objective: To… Expand
Menarche, menopause, and breast cancer risk: individual participant meta-analysis, including 118 964 women with breast cancer from 117 epidemiological studies
Summary Background Menarche and menopause mark the onset and cessation, respectively, of ovarian activity associated with reproduction, and affect breast cancer risk. Our aim was to assess the… Expand
Iodine supplementation in Sweden and regional trends in thyroid cancer incidence by histopathologic type
We studied regional patterns of thyroid cancer incidence in relation to iodine intake and iodinization in Sweden using 5,838 incident cases diagnosed in the period 1958–1981. Region was defined… Expand
A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer ¶II. Menstrual and reproductive factors
Objective: It has been suggested that female hormones, and hence menstrual and reproductive factors, play a role in thyroid cancer etiology. Epidemiological data, however, are limited and… Expand
A pooled analysis of case–control studies of thyroid cancer. IV. Benign thyroid diseases
Objective: To obtain more precise estimates of the association between thyroid cancer and benign thyroid diseases and to elucidate the role of potential confounders or effect modifiers.Methods: The… Expand
Thyroid cancer risk in Belarus among children and adolescents exposed to radioiodine after the Chornobyl accident
Background:Previous studies showed an increased risk of thyroid cancer among children and adolescents exposed to radioactive iodines released after the Chornobyl (Chernobyl) accident, but the effects… Expand