A cohort study of the risk of cancer associated with type 2 diabetes

A. A. Ogunleye, S. A. Ogston, A. D. Morris, J. M. M. Evans (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    There is evidence to suggest that diabetes may increase the risk of incidence and mortality from cancer. METHODS: In a cohort study using record-linkage health-care datasets for Tayside, Scotland in 1993-2004, we followed up 9577 newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes, and two matched non-diabetic comparators, in the national cancer register. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: The risk ratio for any cancer, adjusted for deprivation, was 0.99 (95% CI 0.90-1.09). Significantly increased risks were observed for pancreatic, liver and colon cancer. British Journal of Cancer ( 2009) 101, 1199-1201. doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6605240 www.bjcancer.com Published online 18 August 2009 (C) 2009 Cancer Research UK

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1199-1201
    Number of pages3
    JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
    Volume101
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2009

    Keywords

    • type 2 diabetes
    • cohort study
    • survival analysis
    • epidemiology
    • COLORECTAL-CANCER
    • MELLITUS
    • MORTALITY

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    Ogunleye, A. A., Ogston, S. A., Morris, A. D., & Evans, J. M. M. (2009). A cohort study of the risk of cancer associated with type 2 diabetes. British Journal of Cancer, 101(7), 1199-1201. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6605240