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Cancer Risk Rises After Iodine Rx for Overactive Thyroid: Study

MONDAY, July 1, 2019 — Patients who receive radioactive iodine treatment for an overactive thyroid have an increased long-term risk of cancer death, new research finds. The study couldn’t prove cause-and-effect, but “we identified a clear dose-response relationship between this widely used treatment and long-term risk of death from solid cancer, including breast cancer, in… Read More »