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No paradox, no progress: inverse cancer comorbidity in people with other complex diseases.

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In the past 5 years, several leading groups have attempted to explain why individuals with Down's syndrome have a reduced risk of many solid tumours and an increased risk of leukaemia and testicular cancer. Niels Bohr, the Danish physicist, noted that a paradox could initiate progress. We think that the paradox of a medical disorder protecting against cancer could be formalised in a new model of inverse cancer morbidity in people with other serious diseases. In this Personal View, we review e...

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Journal:
Lancet. Oncology
Volume:
12
Issue:
6
Pages:
604-608
Publication date:
2011-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
Source identifiers:
214392
Language:
English
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pubs:214392
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uuid:1bb29403-60eb-4ef0-b7bc-7b907cae0ac0
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pubs:214392
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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