Occupational and Environmental Determinants for Benign Thyroid Disease and Follicular Thyroid Cancer.

@article{Wingren1997OccupationalAE,
  title={Occupational and Environmental Determinants for Benign Thyroid Disease and Follicular Thyroid Cancer.},
  author={Wingren and Axelson},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  year={1997},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={89-94}
}
  • Wingren, Axelson
  • Published 1997 in
    International journal of occupational and…
Occupational and environmental determinants of benign thyroid disease and follicular thyroid cancer were evaluated in a series of cases in 1977-1987. Of the cases initially diagnosed as follicular thyroid cancer, only 31 remained after a reclassification, whereas 44 were found to be benign thyroid disease. Both series were compared with 387 randomly selected population controls. Occupational solvent exposure was strongly associated with benign thyroid disease (odds ratio, OR, 2.8; 95… CONTINUE READING