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Protocol No.
PSHCI-15-026
Prinicipal Investigator
Schubart, Jane
Phase
NA
Age Group
Adult
Scope
Local
Secondary Protocol No.
IRB # 00002322
Title
Understanding Factors that Impact Thyroid Cancer Incidence in Women
Objective
Study Objectives
To assess and better understand the relationship between the increase in thyroid cancer incidence in women over time and the increase obesity and diabetes, as well as the contribution of reproductive history (e.g., pregnancy history), and lifestyle variables (e.g., smoking).
Primary Study Endpoints
Confirm relationships and establish the extent to which obesity (BMI), diabetes, reproductive factors and lifestyle variables predict rise in thyroid cancer in the study population.
Secondary Study Endpoints
Obtain indirect evidence for a trend in increased thyroid cancer detection.
Applicable Disease Sites
Thyroid
Status
Open
Participating Institutions
Hershey Medical Center
Contact
Name
Chelsea Stephens
Phone No.
+1 717-531-8460
E-mail
ckl14@psu.edu