Risk factors for thyroid cancer in women in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province

Abstract

Author(s): Masoud Amiri, Mohammad Hassan Lotfi*, Hossein Fallahzadeh, Hassan Askarpour and Mehdi Naderi Lordjani

ntroduction: Thyroid cancer is the most common type of endocrine cancer, which accounts for 1% of all cancers. This type of cancer has the highest mortality rate of all endocrine cancers. The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for thyroid cancer in women in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. Methods: The present study was a retrospective and case-control study in which 115 thyroid cancer patients and 230 controls were matched in women of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. Data were collected using a questionnaire and interviewed by the researcher. To analyze the data, Chisquare and logistic regression tests with odds ratio with 95% confidence were performed using SPSS v.22 software. Results: The results showed that the two groups of case and control in terms of physical activity, history of thyroid cancer in second degree relatives, history of smoking and history of ocp pill use had no significant relationship with thyroid cancer (p>0.05). But there is a significant relationship between the history of thyroid cancer in first degree relatives, history of organ photography, history of chemotherapy or radiotherapy, history of thyroid disease, history of levothyroxine, low income, fast food consumption and red meat consumption They had thyroid cancer (p<0.05). Conclusion: Low income, consumption of fast food, consumption of red meat, history of thyroid cancer in first degree relatives, history of organ photography, history of chemotherapy or radiotherapy, history of thyroid disease, history of levothyroxine from The most important predictor of thyroid cancer in this study was that it can be considered by educational and health planners to prevent this cancer and take appropriate intervention measures.

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  • S.SREEDHAR

    Submitted PhD thesis in Biotechnology at GITAM University, Vizag.

  • Yousef Alomi

    Yousef Alomi
    The Past Head, General Administration of Pharmaceutical Care at Ministry of Health,
    Saudi Arabia Critical Care/TPN
    Clinical Pharmacist Ministry of Health,
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Osamu Tanaka

    Osamu Tanaka
    Assistant Professor,
    Department of Radiation Oncology
    Asahi University Hospital
    Gifu city, Gifu, Japan

  • Maher Abdel Fattah Al-Shayeb

    Department of Surgical Sciences, Ajman University, UAE

  • Andrzej Zdziennicki

    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)

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