A Large Cohort Study of Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism in Relation to Gynecologic Cancers

@inproceedings{Kang2013ALC,
  title={A Large Cohort Study of Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism in Relation to Gynecologic Cancers},
  author={Jae H Kang and Angela S. Kueck and Richard G. Stevens and Gary C. Curhan and Immaculata de Vivo and Bernard A Rosner and Erik Karl Alexander and Shelley S Tworoger},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
  year={2013}
}
Background. Thyroid status may influence tumorigenesis of gynecologic cancers, yet epidemiologic studies of this relationship are limited and inconsistent. Methods. We evaluated the association of self-reported history of physician-diagnosed hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism with medical-record confirmed endometrial (EC; all invasive adenocarcinomas) and ovarian cancer (OC; epithelial ovarian or peritoneal cancers) in Nurses' Health Study (NHS) from 1976 to 2010 and NHSII from 1989 to 2011… CONTINUE READING