Do Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) Increase the Risk of Thyroid Cancer?

Abstract

An increased incidence of thyroid cancer has been reported in many parts of the world including the United States during the past several decades. Recently emerging evidence has demonstrated that polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAHs), particularly polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), alter thyroid hormone homeostasis and cause thyroid dysfunction… (More)

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