Cancer risk among patients with cystic fibrosis and their first-degree relatives.

Abstract

Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are at increased risk of some cancers. Little is known about the cancer risks among carriers heterozygous for the CF mutation and it is hypothesized this may be associated with reduced cancer risk. Using Swedish general population-based registers, we identified 884 patients with CF from 1968 to 2003 and 3,033 of their… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.24679

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