DCEG researchers conduct studies on thyroid cancer. The four main types of thyroid cancer are papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic. Selected studies include:
A prospective analysis of childhood height and body mass index as they relate to adulthood risk of thyroid cancer in a cohort of Danish children.
Thyroid disease in young persons in Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia who were exposed to radioactive iodines during the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident
Collaborative epidemiological studies of thyroid diseases and leukemia among young persons and clean-up workers associated with the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine
Study of thyroid disease in young persons residing in the vicinity of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan