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journal article 
Author(s):
Baur, DM; Klotsche, J; Hamnvik, OP; Sievers, C; Pieper, L; Wittchen, HU; Stalla, GK; Schmid, RM; Kales, SN; Mantzoros, CS 
Title:
Type 2 diabetes mellitus and medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus are associated with risk for and mortality from cancer in a German primary care cohort. 
Abstract:
There is growing evidence that patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have increased cancer risk. We examined the association between diabetes, cancer, and cancer-related mortality and hypothesized that insulin sensitizers lower cancer-related mortality. Participants in the Diabetes Cardiovascular Risk and Evaluation: Targets and Essential Data for Commitment of Treatment study, a nationwide cross-sectional and prospective epidemiological study, were recruited from German primary care practices....    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Metabolism 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
60 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1363-71 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0026-0495 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik