Mortality and cancer incidence in Korean patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: results from the Hanyang lupus cohort in Seoul, Korea.

@article{Chun2005MortalityAC,
  title={Mortality and cancer incidence in Korean patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: results from the Hanyang lupus cohort in Seoul, Korea.},
  author={Boill Chun and Sung Geun Bae},
  journal={Lupus},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={
          635-8
        }
}
The rates of mortality and cancer have not been compared between Korean systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients and the general population. The objective of this study was to compare the observed mortality and cancer incidence rates of SLE patients with the expected age-, sex- and calendar-matched incidence rates of a comparable general control population. This study included 466 SLE patients who were in the Hanyang Lupus Cohort, Seoul and we excluded the males from the analyses because the… CONTINUE READING
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