The Copenhagen case-control study of bladder cancer. V. Review of the role of urinary-tract infection.

@article{Kjaer1989TheCC,
  title={The Copenhagen case-control study of bladder cancer. V. Review of the role of urinary-tract infection.},
  author={Susanne Kr{\"u}ger Kjaer and Jens Bjerre Knudsen and Brit Ladegaard S\orensen and O M\oller Jensen},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={631-6}
}
During the years 1979-1981, a population-based study of 388 patients with bladder cancer, including papilloma, and of 790 controls was conducted in Greater Copenhagen. No pronounced difference between cases and controls of either sex was observed for bladder infection, kidney infection or bladder stones. Women with kidney stones had a significantly elevated relative bladder cancer risk (RR = 3.7; 95% CI = 1.2-12.1); the risk for bladder cancer was also increased (RR = 1.5), although not… CONTINUE READING

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