• Type 2 diabetes linked to renal cell carcinoma risk in women

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    Type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk for renal cell carcinoma in women, independent of other risk factors, such as obesity and hypertension, according to findings published in Diabetes Care.
    A recent meta-analysis of 11 cohort and seven case-control studies found a modest association between diabetes and kidney cancer, Alejandro Sanchez, MD, a surgeon in the department of urology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues wrote in the study background. However, only five of the included studies were adjusted for obesity status, whereas two studies were adjusted
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