Sex Differences in the Development of Malignancies among End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: A Nationwide Population-Based Follow-Up Study in Taiwan

@inproceedings{Chung2012SexDI,
  title={Sex Differences in the Development of Malignancies among End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: A Nationwide Population-Based Follow-Up Study in Taiwan},
  author={Chi-Jung Chung and Chao-yuan Huang and Hung-Bin Tsai and Chih-Hsin Muo and Mu-Chi Chung and Chao-Hsiang Chang and Chiu-ching Huang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
Increasing evidence indicates that end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is associated with the morbidity of cancer. However, whether different dialysis modality and sex effect modify the cancer risks in ESRD patients remains unclear. A total of 3,570 newly diagnosed ESRD patients and 14,280 controls matched for age, sex, index month, and index year were recruited from the National Health Insurance Research Database in Taiwan. The ESRD status was ascertained from the registry of catastrophic illness… CONTINUE READING
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