Fast food causing thyroid cancer

MULTAN: A frequent use of fast food and imbalance diet are major cause of increasing patients of thyroid cancer.

This was said by MINAR Cancer Hospital Principal consultant Dr Muhammad Saqib, talking to APP here on Monday.

He said thyroid hormones managed smooth functioning of the body and its disturbance resulted in different complications, including losing of weight, weakness.

Dr Saqib said he had used to check one or two patients in a day 15 years ago but he checked about 50 patients of thyroid complications daily now.

He stressed people to use maximum vegetables, seafoods and use of iodine salt after regular intervals as these things could help counter complication of thyroid.