DCEG researchers conduct studies on thyroid cancer. The four main types of thyroid cancer are papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic. Selected studies include:
An analysis of thyroid cancer risk combining data from prospective studies in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia
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.
A coordinated study of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases in a cohort of 25,000 persons from Belarus and Ukraine who were exposed in childhood to fallout from the Chernobyl Nuclear accident.