This study examined the relationship between antecedent syphilis infection and cancer incidence in an attempt to identify specific cancer patterns, Methods.
The study cohort consisted of 16 420 people diagnosed with syphilis between 1972 and 1987 and who were residents of New York State, exclusive of New York City, at time of diagnosis.
Incident cancers among cohort members were identified through linkage with files maintained by the New York State Cancer Registry, Results.
A total of 350 cancer cases were diagnosed among cohort members.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Epidémiologie, Homme, Syphilis, Tréponématose, Spirochétose, Bactériose, Infection, Antécédent, Rétrospective, Etude cohorte, Incidence, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Maladie sexuellement transmissible
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Epidemiology, Human, Syphilis, Treponematosis, Spirachaetosis, Bacteriosis, Infection, Antecedent, Retrospective, Cohort study, Incidence, New York, United States, North America, America, Sexually transmitted disease
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Code Inist : 002B04B. Création : 199406.