“Greater Exposure to Flame Retardants Might Be Associated with Thyroid Cancer”

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“Greater Exposure to Flame Retardants Might Be Associated with Thyroid Cancer”

“Use of flame retardant chemicals coincides with increased incidence of thyroid cancer”

“Taken together, these results suggest exposure to several flame retardants may be associated with the diagnosis and severity of papillary thyroid cancer, potentially explaining some of the observed ‘epidemic’ in the incidence of this disease,” Stapleton said. “Next efforts should include replicating these results in a different, larger cohort of patients and understanding what the underlying mechanisms are that support these observations.”

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