Body size and thyroid cancer in two million Norwegian men and women

  title={Body size and thyroid cancer in two million Norwegian men and women},
  author={Anders Engeland and Steinar Tretli and Lars Andreas Akslen and Tone Bj\orge},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={366 - 370}
We investigated relations between measured body mass index (BMI) and stature and thyroid cancer (3046 cases) in a large Norwegian cohort of more than two million individuals. The risk of thyroid cancer, especially of the papillary and follicular types, increased moderately with increasing BMI and height in both sexes. 

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