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Prostate Cancer Risk in Pre-Diabetic Men: A Matched Cohort Study

Onitilo, Adedayo A.; Berg, Richard; Engel, Jessica M.; Stankowski, Rachel V.; Glurich, Ingrid; Williams, Gail; Doi, Suhail

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Background: Diagnosis and duration of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) appear to be associated with decreased prostate cancer risk. Limitations of previous studies include methods of subject selection and accurate definition of DM diagnosis. We examined the temporal relationship between DM and prostate cancer risk exploring the period of greatest risk starting from the prediabetic to the post-diabetic period using clinical and administrative data to accurately define the date of DM diagnosis....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102710
Source: Clinical Medicine and Research
DOI: 10.3121/cmr.2013.1160

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