Cancer risk among patients with multiple sclerosis: a population-based register study.

  title={Cancer risk among patients with multiple sclerosis: a population-based register study.},
  author={Nete Munk Nielsen and Klaus Rostgaard and S\oren Rasmussen and Nils J Koch-Henriksen and Hans Henrik Storm and Mads Melbye and Henrik Hjalgrim},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={118 4},
Cancer occurrence in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been little studied, but associations with brain tumours, breast cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma and nasopharyngeal carcinoma have been suggested. We took advantage of population-based registers of MS and cancer to assess the risk of cancer following diagnosis of MS. Patients registered in the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Register were linked with the Danish Cancer Register to obtain information on cancer occurrence. The ratio of the observed… CONTINUE READING


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