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Phytoestrogens and Thyroid Cancer Risk: The San Francisco Bay Area Thyroid Cancer Study

Eating generous portions of foods rich in phytoestrogens, such as alfafa sprout and soy foods, regularly may help hinder the development of thyroid cancer.

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Statin use and thyroid cancer: a population-based case-control study.

Regular intake of statins may promote the development of thyroid cancer in women.

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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 would ...
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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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