Sleep disorders associated with risk of prostate cancer: a population-based cohort study

@inproceedings{Chung2019SleepDA,
  title={Sleep disorders associated with risk of prostate cancer: a population-based cohort study},
  author={Wei-Sheng Chung and Cheng-Li Lin},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2019}
}
BackgroundDisrupted sleep rhythms may lead to cancer development. We conducted a population-based cohort study to evaluate the incidence and risk of prostate cancer in patients with sleep disorders (SDs).MethodsPatients newly diagnosed with SDs between 2000 and 2010 were enrolled from the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database. A non-SD cohort age-matched (5-y intervals), comorbidities, and medications was randomly sampled from the general population at a 1:1 ratio. The follow-up period… CONTINUE READING
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