Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and cancer risk: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Bonifazi2013SystemicS,
  title={Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and cancer risk: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Martina Bonifazi and Irene Tramacere and Giovanni Pomponio and Barbara Gabrielli and Enrico Vittorio Avvedimento and Carlo La La Vecchia and Eva Negri and Armando Gabrielli},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={143-54}
}
OBJECTIVES A higher incidence of cancer in scleroderma patients compared with the general population has been suggested by several observational studies, reporting, however, different estimates. Therefore, we aimed to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to definitely assess this association. METHODS We searched MEDLINE and Embase for all original articles of observational studies on cancer incidence in scleroderma patients without language restriction published up to December 2011… CONTINUE READING
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