Strong association of high urinary iodine with thyroid nodule and papillary thyroid cancer

@article{Wang2014StrongAO,
  title={Strong association of high urinary iodine with thyroid nodule and papillary thyroid cancer},
  author={Fang Wang and Yangang Wang and Luan Wang and Xiuxiu Wang and Chun Sun and Mingzhao Xing and Wenjuan Zhao},
  journal={Tumor Biology},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={11375-11379}
}
This study demonstrates a strong association of high urinary iodine with thyroid nodules and papillary thyroid cancer as well as aggressive cancer features, suggesting that high urinary iodine is a risk factor for thyroid cancer. The risk of high iodine intake for thyroid cancer has been suggested but not established. The objective of the study was to evaluate the relationship between urine iodine levels and thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer. We preoperatively tested fasting urine iodine in 154… CONTINUE READING