Risk of differentiated thyroid cancer in relation to adult weight, height and body shape over life: the French E3N cohort.

@article{ClavelChapelon2010RiskOD,
  title={Risk of differentiated thyroid cancer in relation to adult weight, height and body shape over life: the French E3N cohort.},
  author={Francoise Clavel-Chapelon and Gwena{\"e}lle Guillas and Laura Tondeur and C{\'e}line Kernaleguen and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 12},
  pages={
          2984-90
        }
}
The increasing incidence rate of thyroid cancer warrants investigation of potentially modifiable factors, especially overweightness. Few prospective studies have investigated anthropometry from childhood to adulthood in relation to thyroid cancer. We analyzed data from 91,909 women of the E3N study, a cohort of French women insured by a national health scheme mostly covering teachers with the age of 40-65 years at inclusion in 1990. Risk estimates of first primary differentiated thyroid cancer… CONTINUE READING
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