Incidence of cancer among patients with systemic sclerosis.

  title={Incidence of cancer among patients with systemic sclerosis.},
  author={Ann Kathryn Rosenthal and Joseph K. Mclaughlin and Gloria Gridley and Olof Nyr{\'e}n},
  volume={76 5},
BACKGROUND To determine cancer risk among patients with systemic sclerosis and localized scleroderma, a population-based retrospective cohort study was performed. Patients in Sweden with a discharge diagnosis of systemic sclerosis or localized scleroderma were obtained from the computerized database of hospital discharge diagnoses for the years 1965-1983… CONTINUE READING