Effect of metformin on thyroid cancer risk in patients with acromegaly: A preliminary observational study


SULU C., Bektas A. B. , Guzel S. S. , TAY K., Sahin S., Durcan E., ...More

GROWTH HORMONE & IGF RESEARCH, vol.66, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ghir.2022.101484
  • Journal Name: GROWTH HORMONE & IGF RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Keywords: Acromegaly, Metformin, Thyroid cancer, GROWTH-HORMONE, INSULIN, PROLIFERATION, EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOGENESIS, PREVALENCE, MANAGEMENT, MORTALITY, CARCINOMA, IODINE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the role of metformin on thyroid cancer risk in patients with acromegaly.