Cancer risk among elderly persons with end-stage renal disease: a population-based case-control study
BMC Nephrology, 07/27/2012
Shebl FM et al. – Among elderly individuals with end–stage renal disease (ESRD), the excess risks for some cancers may reflect immune dysfunction or a high prevalence of other risk factors, such as viral infections or diabetes mellitus. The authors' results underscore the need for studying biological pathways of carcinogenesis in ESRD.