Wednesday January 17th 2018

All‐cause mortality following a cancer diagnosis amongst multiple sclerosis patients: a Swedish population‐based cohort study

ConclusionsA consistent pattern of lower magnitude of all‐cause mortality risk following cancer in MS patients for a range of organ‐specific cancer types was found. It suggests that cancer diagnoses tend not to be delayed in MS and diagnostic neglect is unlikely to account for the reduced cancer risk associated with MS. The lower magnitude cancer risk in MS may be due to disease‐associated characteristics or exposures. (Source: European Journal of Neurology)

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All‐cause mortality following a cancer diagnosis amongst multiple sclerosis patients: a Swedish population‐based cohort study

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