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Refined-cereal intake and risk of selected cancers in Italy.

Regular ingestion of refined cereal products may facilitate the onset of oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal, stomach, colon, rectal, and thyroid cancers.

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Processed Meats Elevate Thyroid Cancer Risk

Thyroid Cancer Illustration
​ The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland located in the front part of the neck that produces the hormones thyroxine and calcitonin. Thyroid cancer is a common endocrine cancer , and it is also the most rapidly increasing cancer diagnosis in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimated that over 50,000 cases of thyroid cancer woul...
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Is dietary nitrate/nitrite exposure a risk factor for development of thyroid abnormality? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Frequent consumption of nitrite-containing foods may increase the risk of developing thyroid cancer.

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Thyroid cancer risk and dietary nitrate and nitrite intake in the Shanghai women's health study.

​A surge in thyroid cancer risk is associated with frequent consumption of animal foods rich in nitrites, such as processed meats.

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