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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Thyroid cancer?

We study 203,337 people who have Multiple sclerosis from FDA and social media. Among them, 392 have Thyroid cancer. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,818 patients) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Baclofen, Betaseron.

Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer (latest reports from 13,778 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 203,337 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 392 (0.19%) have Thyroid Cancer.

Trend of Thyroid cancer in multiple sclerosis reports

Gender of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Thyroid cancer * :

FemaleMale
Thyroid cancer91.76%8.24%

Age of people who have multiple sclerosis and experienced Thyroid cancer * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thyroid cancer0.00%0.00%0.75%11.25%23.75%30.75%23.75%10.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Thyroid cancer0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (28 people, 7.14%)
  2. Insomnia (15 people, 3.83%)
  3. Fatigue (14 people, 3.57%)
  4. Back pain (14 people, 3.57%)
  5. Thyroidectomy (13 people, 3.32%)
  6. Contraception (12 people, 3.06%)
  7. Asthma (12 people, 3.06%)
  8. Pain (7 people, 1.79%)
  9. Paraesthesia (7 people, 1.79%)
  10. Restless legs syndrome (7 people, 1.79%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Avonex (207 people, 52.81%)
  2. Tysabri (109 people, 27.81%)
  3. Rebif (60 people, 15.31%)
  4. Lexapro (22 people, 5.61%)
  5. Campath (19 people, 4.85%)
  6. Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 4.08%)
  7. Methylprednisolone (16 people, 4.08%)
  8. Ambien (14 people, 3.57%)
  9. Phentermine (14 people, 3.57%)
  10. Soma (14 people, 3.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Multiple Sclerosis is also known as: MS.

Thyroid Cancer is also known as: Cancer - thyroid, Tumor - thyroid.

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