Anthropometric factors and physical activity and risk of thyroid cancer in postmenopausal women

@article{Kabat2011AnthropometricFA,
  title={Anthropometric factors and physical activity and risk of thyroid cancer in postmenopausal women},
  author={Geoffrey C Kabat and Mimi Y. Kim and Cynthia A Thomson and Juhua Luo and Jean Wactawski-Wende and Thomas Rohan},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2011},
  volume={23},
  pages={421-430}
}
To investigate the associations of anthropometric factors and physical activity with risk of thyroid cancer in a large prospective study. We examined these associations with risk of incident thyroid cancer in a cohort of 144,319 postmenopausal women enrolled in the Women’s Health Initiative. Cox proportional hazards models were used to estimate hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) for factors of interest with risk of all thyroid cancer (n = 294) and of the two major… CONTINUE READING
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