This news is based on the following article: Fiore M, Olivieri Conti G, Caltabiano R, et al. Role of emerging environmental risks factors in thyroid cancer: a brief review. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 ; 16 : 1185. doi : 10.3390/ijerph16071185
Numerous ubiquitous contaminants in our environment which interfere with thyroid function may promote the development of thyroid cancer. But as indicated in this review of human studies*, data are generally insufficient to move beyond hypotheses.
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