A prospective study of medical diagnostic radiography and risk of thyroid cancer.

@article{Neta2013APS,
  title={A prospective study of medical diagnostic radiography and risk of thyroid cancer.},
  author={Gila I. Neta and Preetha Rajaraman and Amy Berrington de Gonz{\'a}lez and Michele Morin Doody and Bruce H. Alexander and Dale L Preston and Steven L. Simon and Dunstana R. Melo and Jeremy Miller and Daryl Michal Freedman and Martha S Linet and Alice J. Sigurdson},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={177 8},
  pages={
          800-9
        }
}
Although diagnostic x-ray procedures provide important medical benefits, cancer risks associated with their exposure are also possible, but not well characterized. The US Radiologic Technologists Study (1983-2006) is a nationwide, prospective cohort study with extensive questionnaire data on history of personal diagnostic imaging procedures collected prior to cancer diagnosis. We used Cox proportional hazard regressions to estimate thyroid cancer risks related to the number and type of selected… CONTINUE READING

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