British Journal of Cancer - Volume 100, issue 5

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Electronic ISSN
1532-1827
Print ISSN
0007-0920

Abstract

Asthma is an increasingly common disorder, affecting 5–10% of the population. It involves a dysregulated immune function, which may predispose to subsequent cancer. We examined cancer risk among Swedish subjects who had hospital admission once or multiple times for asthma. An asthma research data

Journal: British Journal of Cancer, vol. 100, no. 5, 2009

Abstract

Since hyperinsulinaemia may promote obesity-linked cancers, we compared type 2 diabetes prevalence among oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC) patients and population controls. Diabetes increased the risk of OAC (adjusted odds ratio 1.59, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.04–2.43), although the risk was

Journal: British Journal of Cancer, vol. 100, no. 5, 2009