Dietary factors and thyroid cancer risk: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Liu2014DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary factors and thyroid cancer risk: a meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Zhi-ting Liu and Ai-hua Lin},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={1165-78}
}
To better understand the relationship between dietary factors and thyroid cancer risk, we summarized the published evidence on relationship between dietary factors and thyroid cancer incidence. Searching several databases for relevant studies published by March 2014 included a total of 19 studies. We calculated summary odds ratios (ORs) for each risk factor. Based on the highest level of total consumption vs. the lowest level, the summary OR [95% (confidence interval) CI] of thyroid cancer was… CONTINUE READING