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Effect of autoimmune diseases on mortality and survival in subsequent digestive tract cancers.


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Posted 02 March 2012 - 07:18 AM

Effect of autoimmune diseases on mortality and survival in subsequent digestive tract cancers. Patients with some autoimmune diseases (AIDs) are at increased risk of cancer, possibly a result of an underlying dysregulation of the immune system, medication, or treatment (and not by surveillance bias). Annals of Oncology, 11/22/11. (Also see: Cancer and Scleroderma)

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