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Cancer in patients receiving dialysis.

Abstract:

The incidence of cancer and related mortality was studied in 1651 patients from six dialysis centres in England over 10 years. The only type of cancer for which there was a significant excess was non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (four cases observed against an expected incidence of 0.15 (p < 0.001); three deaths against an expected 0.1 (p < 0.001)). This excess could not be attributed to either subsequent transplantation or treatment with immunosuppressive drugs. Since immunodepression is a featu...

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10.1136/bmj.280.6229.1401

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Journal:
British medical journal
Volume:
280
Issue:
6229
Pages:
1401-1403
Publication date:
1980-06-05
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EISSN:
1468-5833
ISSN:
0007-1447
URN:
uuid:87c3905c-a0fb-46dc-b0dd-d4049f2ed78d
Source identifiers:
113151
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pubs:113151

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