Diabetes mellitus, hyperglycaemia and cancer.

Abstract

A moderate increase in cancer risk has been shown in diabetic patients and in individuals with abnormal glucose tolerance, mainly for digestive sites, independently of obesity, with in contrast, a protective effect for prostate cancer. Insulin-resistance with compensatory hyperinsulinemia, and elevated levels of circulating growth factors are usually… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.diabet.2010.04.001

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