Recreational physical activity and risk of papillary thyroid cancer among women in the California Teachers Study.

@article{Cash2013RecreationalPA,
  title={Recreational physical activity and risk of papillary thyroid cancer among women in the California Teachers Study.},
  author={Stephanie Whisnant Cash and Huiyan Ma and Pamela L. Horn-Ross and Peggy Reynolds and Alison J. Canchola and Jane Sullivan-Halley and Shirley A. A. Beresford and Marian L Neuhouser and Thomas L. Vaughan and Patrick J. Heagerty and Leslie Bernstein},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={46-53}
}
PURPOSE Little is known about the relationship between physical activity and thyroid cancer risk, and few cohort data on this association exist. Thus, the present study aimed to prospectively examine long-term activity and risk of papillary thyroid cancer among women. METHODS 116,939 women in the California Teachers Study, aged 22-79 years with no history of thyroid cancer at cohort entry, were followed from 1995-1996 through 2009; 275 were diagnosed with invasive papillary thyroid cancer… CONTINUE READING