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Fang Fang i wsp – Suicide and Cardiovascular Death after a Cancer Diagnosis N Engl J Med 2012; 366:1310
The relative risk of cardiovascular death after cancer diagnosis was 5.6 (95% CI, 5.2 to 5.9) during the first week (1318 patients; incidence rate, 116.80 per 1000 person-years) and 3.3 (95% CI, 3.1 to 3.4) during the first 4 weeks (2641 patients; incidence rate, 65.81 per 1000 person-years). The risk elevations decreased rapidly during the first year after diagnosis.


In this large cohort study, patients who had recently received a cancer diagnosis had increased risks of both suicide and death from cardiovascular causes, as compared with cancer-free persons.

Opracowane na podstawie: N Engl J Med 2012; 366:1310 / 5 kwietnia 2012