Is residence in areas of endemic goiter a risk factor for thyroid cancer?

@article{Galanti1995IsRI,
  title={Is residence in areas of endemic goiter a risk factor for thyroid cancer?},
  author={Maria Rosaria Galanti and P{\"a}r Spar{\'e}n and Anders Karlsson and Lars Grimelius and Anders Ekbom},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={615-21}
}
The association between an indicator of iodine deficiency and differentiated thyroid cancer has been investigated in a population-based case-control study. This included all incident cases (N = 484) of papillary and follicular thyroid cancer diagnosed during the years 1980-1992 in a Swedish Health Care Region among residents born in Sweden, and as many individually matched controls. Cases were included after a uniform review of their histopathological specimens. Residence in areas where goiter… CONTINUE READING