Metformin Reduces Thyroid Cancer Risk in Taiwanese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

@inproceedings{Tseng2014MetforminRT,
  title={Metformin Reduces Thyroid Cancer Risk in Taiwanese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes},
  author={Chin-Hsiao Tseng and Suminori Akiba},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Whether metformin may affect thyroid cancer risk has not been studied. This study investigated the association between metformin use and thyroid cancer risk in Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS The reimbursement databases of all diabetic patients from 1996 to 2009 were retrieved from the National Health Insurance. An entry date was set at 1 January 2006 and 1,414,723 patients with type 2 diabetes were followed for thyroid cancer incidence until the end of… CONTINUE READING
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