Diabetes increases the risk of breast cancer: a meta-analysis.

  title={Diabetes increases the risk of breast cancer: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Prue J. Hardefeldt and Senarath Edirimanne and Guy D. Eslick},
  journal={Endocrine-related cancer},
  volume={19 6},
The aim of this meta-analysis was to collate and analyse all primary observational studies investigating the risk of breast cancer (BC) associated with diabetes. In addition, we aimed to complete subgroup analyses by both type of diabetes and gender of study participants to further clarify the origin of any such association between the two. Studies were obtained from a database search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, Current Contents Connect and Google Scholar with additional cross-checking of… 

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