Thyroid Cancer Risk Study

790
environmental health
Thyroid Cancer Risk Study
United States of America
To investigate the relationship between polyhalogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (PHAHs) and thyroid hormones and the risk of thyroid cancer. This study will investigate whether the risk of thyroid cancer and thyroid hormone disruption associated with environmental exposure to PHAHs varies by genetic polymorphisms in major genes coding for enzymes involved in the regulation, metabolism or functional activities of PHAHs and endogenous thyroid hormones.
Yale University School of Public Health
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

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714
Environmental
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Chile
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Harvard University School of Public Health; Harvard University (Partners Healthcare System, Inc.)
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health

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695
Environmental
Acrylamide Exposure and Risk of Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer
United States of America
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Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute
CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health
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