Inverse occurrence of cancer and Alzheimer disease

  title={Inverse occurrence of cancer and Alzheimer disease},
  author={Massimo Musicco and Fulvio Adorni and Simona Gabriella Di Santo and Federica Prinelli and Carla Pettenati and Carlo Caltagirone and Katie Palmer and Antonio Giampiero Russo},
  pages={322 - 328}
Objective: To evaluate the incidence of cancer in persons with Alzheimer disease (AD) and the incidence of AD dementia in persons with cancer. Methods: This was a cohort study in Northern Italy on more than 1 million residents. Cancer incidence was derived from the local health authority (ASL-Mi1) tumor registry and AD dementia incidence from registries of drug prescriptions, hospitalizations, and payment exemptions. Expected cases of AD dementia were calculated by applying the age-, sex-, and… 

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