Cancer incidence in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study in Sweden.

@article{Zendehdel2003CancerII,
  title={Cancer incidence in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study in Sweden.},
  author={Kazem Zendehdel and Olof Nyr{\'e}n and C. G. Ostenson and Hans-olov Adami and Anders Ekbom and Weimin Ye},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2003},
  volume={95 23},
  pages={1797-800}
}
Although patients with type 2 diabetes have elevated risks of liver, pancreatic, kidney, and endometrial cancer, little is known about the risk of cancer for patients with type 1 diabetes. We conducted a cohort study to examine cancer incidence among 29 187 patients in Sweden who were hospitalized for type 1 diabetes from 1965 through 1999. Relative risks of cancer were estimated by age-, sex- and calendar year of follow-up--adjusted standardized incidence ratios (SIRs), using data for the… CONTINUE READING