Do thyroid disorders increase the risk of breast cancer?

  title={Do thyroid disorders increase the risk of breast cancer?},
  author={Michael S Simon and M C Tang and Leslie Bernstein and Sandra A. Norman and Linda K. Weiss and Ronald T. Burkman and Janet R. Daling and Dennis M. Deapen and Suzanne G. Folger and Kathi E Malone and Polly A. Marchbanks and Jill Anne McDonald and Brian L. Strom and Hoyt G. Wilson and Robert Spirtas},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={11 12},
The objective of this study was to determine whether thyroid disorders or treatment of such disorders affects the risk of breast cancer. Subjects aged 35-64 years were participants in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Women's Contraceptive and Reproductive Experiences Study, a population-based, case-control study of invasive breast cancer that was carried out at five sites in the United States. In-person interviews were completed for 4575 women (cases) with breast… CONTINUE READING


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