Population-based study of autoimmune conditions and the risk of specific lymphoid malignancies

December 2009
International Journal of Advances in Rheumatology;2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p136
Academic Journal
Immune deficiency is a crucial risk factor for the development of lymphoid neoplasms. Based on the US Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Medicare Assessment of Hematopoietic Malignancy Risk Traits (SMAHRT) database, the authors present a detailed study on the association of 28 different autoimmune conditions with lymphoid malignancies.


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