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Review: could Multiple sclerosis cause Thyroid cancer?

Summary: Thyroid cancer could be caused by Multiple sclerosis, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Depression, and take Avonex.

We study 203,280 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 (latest reports from 279,810 patients) are typically treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.

Thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer (latest reports from 13,469 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 203,277 people who have multiple sclerosis are studied. Among them, 392 (0.19%) have Thyroid Cancer. They amount to 2.92% of all the 13,422 people who have Thyroid Cancer on eHealthMe.

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. Methylprednisolone (16 people, 4.08%)
  7. Levothyroxine sodium (16 people, 4.08%)
  8. Lopressor (14 people, 3.57%)
  9. Yasmin (14 people, 3.57%)
  10. Nuvigil (14 people, 3.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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