Do Thyroid Medications Increase The Risk Of Lung Cancer?

"Many of my readers were worried about taking thyroid medications in 2013, after an Italian study began circling the internet. This study found increased rates of lung cancer in people who took T4 containing thyroid medications, but not increased rates of breast, colorectal and gastric cancer. Researchers decided to conduct this study because thyroid medications can increase oxidative stress in the body through the overproduction of reactive oxygen species by mitochondria... We know that oxidative stress can lead to chronic inflammation, which in turn has been connected to most chronic conditions, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease (among others)." more at

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