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Causes of Thyroid cancer

List of causes of Thyroid cancer

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Thyroid cancer) that could possibly cause Thyroid cancer includes:

Thyroid cancer Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Thyroid cancer:

Race Patterns for Thyroid cancer Causes:

Racial Details for Thyroid cancer: In the United States, white people are more likely than African Americans to be diagnosed with thyroid ... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI) ...more »

Thyroid cancer Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Thyroid cancer: Women 3:1 men...more »

Gender Profile of Thyroid cancer: In the United States, women are two to three times more likely than men to develop... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI) ...more »

Thyroid cancer: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Thyroid cancer, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Thyroid cancer:

Thyroid cancer: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Thyroid cancer: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Thyroid cancer:

  • Papillary thyroid cancer
  • Follicular thyroid cancer
  • Medullary thyroid cancer - only about 5-10% of cases
  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer - only about 1-2% of cases; usually patients over 65.
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Thyroid cancer: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Thyroid cancer as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Thyroid cancer as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Thyroid cancer. Our database lists the following as having Thyroid cancer as a complication of that condition:

Thyroid cancer as a symptom:

Conditions listing Thyroid cancer as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Thyroid cancer. Our database lists the following as having Thyroid cancer as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Thyroid cancer:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Thyroid cancer:

Related information on causes of Thyroid cancer:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Thyroid cancer may be found in:

 

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