The correlation between breast cancer and urinary iodine excretion levels

@inproceedings{Malya2018TheCB,
  title={The correlation between breast cancer and urinary iodine excretion levels},
  author={Fatma {\"U}mit Malya and H{\"u}seyin Kadioǧlu and Mustafa Hasbahçeci and Kemal Dolay and Mehmet Fatih Guzel and Yeliz Emine Ersoy},
  booktitle={The Journal of international medical research},
  year={2018}
}
Objective To compare urinary iodine excretion levels in patients with breast cancer and control subjects. Methods In this prospective pilot study, patients with breast cancer and normal controls were recruited. Age and menopausal status were recorded. Levels of serum thyroid-stimulating hormone, blood urea nitrogen and creatinine and urine iodine concentration (UIC) were measured. UIC levels were divided into three categories: low (<100 µg/l), normal (100-200 µg/l) or high (>200 µg/l). Results… CONTINUE READING

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