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Table 2 Serum thyroid hormone and antibody levels

From: Breast cancer in association with thyroid disorders

  Patients Control P
Free T3 (pmol/l) 8.47 ± 0.75 4.48 ± 0.75 0.48
Free T4 (ng/dl) 2.64 ± 0.91 1.42 ± 0.31 0.51
TSH (μIU/ml) 3.12 ± 1.40 1.46 ± 0.82 0.27
TPO antibodies (IU/ml) 105.82 ± 21.46 23.08 ± 4.16 0.030
Tyroglobulin antibodies (IU/ml) 140.92 ± 21.52 27.75 ± 7.60 0.094
  1. T3, triiodothyronine; T4, thyroxine; TPO, thyroid peroxidase; TSH, thyroid-stimulating hormone.