PFAS exposure tied to thyroid cancer risk

The study provides 'critical evidence' to support further exploration of the effects PFAS exposure on the thyroid gland.
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Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances is associated with an increased rate of thyroid cancer, according to a study in eBioMedicine.

Dr Maaike van Gerwen, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and colleagues examined associations between plasma per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) levels and thyroid cancer diagnosis using a nested case-control study of patients with thyroid cancer.