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Cancer in patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease and coeliac disease: record linkage study.

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OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the risk of cancers in cohorts of patients with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or coeliac disease, compared with the risk in a control cohort. METHOD: The method used was the analysis of a linked statistical database of hospital and mortality data in an area in southern England. RESULTS: Rate ratios for cancer (excluding cases occurring within the first year of follow-up), compared with the value of 1 in the control cohort, were 1...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of gastroenterology and hepatology More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
297-304
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1473-5687
ISSN:
0954-691X
Language:
English
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uuid:0754206f-9265-4227-bcac-81bf16db2bf2
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135482
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2012-12-19

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