Pancreatic cancer risk after loss of a child: a register-based study in Sweden during 1991-2009.

@article{Huang2013PancreaticCR,
  title={Pancreatic cancer risk after loss of a child: a register-based study in Sweden during 1991-2009.},
  author={Jiaqi Huang and Unnur Anna Valdimarsd{\'o}ttir and Katja Fall and Weimin Ye and Fang Fang},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 4},
  pages={582-9}
}
The potential role of psychological stress in pancreatic cancer has rarely been investigated in epidemiologic studies. During 1991-2009, we conducted a nested case-control study based on Swedish national population and health registers to investigate whether severe psychological stress induced by the death of a child was associated with subsequent risk of pancreatic cancer. The study included 16,522 cases and 82,107 controls who were matched to the cases on sex and year of birth. Conditional… CONTINUE READING
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