Chronic kidney disease and the risk of cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 32,057 participants from six prospective studies

G. Wong, N. Staplin, J. Emberson, C. Baigent, R. Turner, J. Chalmers, S. Zoungas, C. Pollock, B. Cooper, D. Harris, J.J. Wang, P. Mitchell, Richard Prince, Wai Lim, Joshua Lewis, J. Chapman, J. Craig

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    Abstract

    © 2016 The Author(s).Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease but the relevance of reduced kidney function to cancer risk is uncertain. Methods: Individual patient data were collected from six studies (32,057 participants); including one population-based cohort and five randomized controlled trials. Participants were grouped into one of five CKD categories (estimated glomerular filtration rate [eGFR] =75 mL/min/1.73 m2; eGFR =60 to
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number488
    Pages (from-to)1-11
    Number of pages11
    JournalBMC Cancer
    Volume16
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 16 Jul 2016

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