Psoriasis appears associated with increased risk of developing, dying of cancer


What The Study Did:

The risk of developing and dying of cancer among people with psoriasis was examined in this study (called a systematic review and meta-analysis) that combined the results of 58 observational studies.


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Alex M. Trafford, M.Sc., of the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3056)


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