Crohn's disease and cancer: a population-based cohort study.

  title={Crohn's disease and cancer: a population-based cohort study.},
  author={P G Persson and Per Karl{\'e}n and O Bernell and C E Leijonmarck and Olle Brostr{\"o}m and Anders Ahlbom and G{\"o}ran Hellers},
  volume={107 6},
BACKGROUND/AIMS To study the association between Crohn's disease and cancer, we performed a population-based study of 1251 subjects with Crohn's disease diagnosed in Stockholm from 1955 to 1984 and followed in both the National Cancer Register and the National Cause-of-Death Register until 1989. METHODS For comparisons, regional cancer incidence rates in Stockholm County were used together with individually computed person-years at risk in the Crohn's disease cohort. RESULTS Overall, 69… CONTINUE READING