Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study

@article{Perrin2007GestationalDA,
  title={Gestational diabetes as a risk factor for pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study},
  author={MC Perrin and Mary Beth Terry and K R Kleinhaus and Lisa Deutsch and Rebecca Yanetz and Efrat Tiram and Ronit Calderon and Yechiel Friedlander and Ora Paltiel and Susan Harlap},
  journal={BMC Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={25 - 25}
}
BackgroundDiabetes is known to be associated with cancer of the pancreas, though there is some debate as to whether it is a cause or a consequence of the disease. We investigated the incidence of pancreatic cancer in a cohort of 37926 Israeli women followed for 28–40 years for whom information on diabetes had been collected at the time they gave birth, in 1964–1976, in Jerusalem. There were 54 cases of pancreatic cancer ascertained from the Israel Cancer Registry during follow-up.MethodsWe used… CONTINUE READING
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