Association between Sedative-hypnotics and Subsequent Cancer in Patients with and without Insomnia: A 14-year Follow-up Study in Taiwan

@article{Fang2019AssociationBS,
  title={Association between Sedative-hypnotics and Subsequent Cancer in Patients with and without Insomnia: A 14-year Follow-up Study in Taiwan},
  author={H. Fang and Tzu Yin Lee and King Cheung Hui and H. C. Yim and M. Chi and M. H. Chung},
  journal={Journal of Cancer},
  year={2019},
  volume={10},
  pages={2288 - 2298}
}
  • H. Fang, Tzu Yin Lee, +3 authors M. H. Chung
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cancer
  • Background: The aim of this population-based 14-year historical and prospective study was to determine the relationships between the usage of sedative-hypnotics, including benzodiazepines and nonbenzodiazepines, and the risk of subsequent cancer in patients with or without insomnia among the Taiwanese population. Methods: A total of 43,585 patients were recruited, 21,330 of whom had been diagnosed with insomnia and 8,717 who had been prescribed sedative-hypnotics during this study's following… CONTINUE READING
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