Blood pressure and kidney cancer risk: meta-analysis of prospective studies

  title={Blood pressure and kidney cancer risk: meta-analysis of prospective studies},
  author={K. Hidayat and Xuan Du and Sheng-Yi Zou and Bi-min Shi},
  journal={Journal of Hypertension},
  • K. Hidayat, Xuan Du, +1 author Bi-min Shi
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Hypertension
  • Background: Globally, kidney cancer is the twelfth most common cancer, accounting for 337 860 cases recorded in 2012. By 2020, this number has been estimated to reach 412 929 or increase by 22%. Over the past few decades, a number of prospective studies have investigated the association between blood pressure (BP) and risk of kidney cancer, using either recorded BP levels or reported hypertension as the principal exposure variable. However, the relation of BP to kidney cancer remains… CONTINUE READING
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