Autoimmune disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph Consortium.

  title={Autoimmune disorders and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma subtypes: a pooled analysis within the InterLymph Consortium.},
  author={Karin Ekstr{\"o}m Smedby and Claire M Vajdic and Michael O Falster and E. A. N. Engels and Otoniel Mart{\'i}nez-Maza and Jennifer Turner and Henrik Hjalgrim and Paolo Vineis and Adele Seniori Costantini and Paige M. Bracci and Elizabeth Holly and Eleanor V. Willett and John Spinelli and Carlo La La Vecchia and Tongzhang Zheng and Nikolaus Becker and Silvia de Sanjos{\'e} and Brian Chiu and Luigino Dal Maso and Pierluigi Cocco and Marck Maynadi{\'e} and Lenka For{\'e}tova and Anthony Staines and Paul Brennan and Scott Davis and Richard K. Severson and James R. Cerhan and Elizabeth C Breen and Brenda M. Birmann and Andrew Edwin Grulich and Wendy Cozen},
  volume={111 8},
Some autoimmune disorders are increasingly recognized as risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) overall, but large-scale systematic assessments of risk of NHL subtypes are lacking. We performed a pooled analysis of self-reported autoimmune conditions and risk of NHL and subtypes, including 29 423 participants in 12 case-control studies. We computed pooled odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) in a joint fixed-effects model. Sjögren syndrome was associated with a 6.5-fold… CONTINUE READING
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