Glycemic index, glycemic load and thyroid cancer risk.

  title={Glycemic index, glycemic load and thyroid cancer risk.},
  author={Giorgia Randi and Monica Ferraroni and Renato Talamini and Werner Garavello and Silvia Deandrea and Adriano Decarli and Silvia Franceschi and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={19 2},
BACKGROUND Risk of thyroid cancer has already been related to refined cereals and starch food, but the association has not been studied in terms of glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL). PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed data from a case-control study conducted in Italy from 1986 to 1992 and including 399 histologically confirmed and incident cases of thyroid cancer and 616 control subjects. Information on dietary habits was derived through a food-frequency questionnaire and multivariate… CONTINUE READING
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