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Cancer in patients with motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease: record linkage studies.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of cancer before and after the diagnosis of motor neuron disease (MND), multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease (PD). METHODS: Analysis of statistical database of linked statistical abstracts of hospital and mortality data in an area in southern England. RESULTS: Only people with PD showed a significant difference in the overall incidence of cancer compared with controls (rate ratio (RR) 0.76, 95% CIs 0.70 to 0.82 before PD; RR 0.61, 0.53 to 0.70, afte...

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10.1136/jnnp.2009.175463

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
81
Issue:
2
Pages:
215-221
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:ea018747-c323-4653-8f80-d9a0dd5d5dc0
Source identifiers:
162813
Local pid:
pubs:162813

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