Comparing hyperthyroidism treatments with risk of cancer death

July 23, 2020

What The Study Did: Researchers compared long-term risk of death from a solid cancer in patients treated with radioactive iodine, anti-thyroid drugs or surgery for hyperthyroidism.

Authors: Cari M. Kitahara, Ph.D., M.H.S., of the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9660)

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