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Diabetes, use of metformin, and the risk of meningioma

Leitzmann, Michael F., Seliger, Corinna, Meier, Christoph R., Becker, Claudia , Jick, Susan S., Proescholdt, Martin, Bogdahn, Ulrich and Hau, Peter (2017) Diabetes, use of metformin, and the risk of meningioma. PLoS ONE 12 (7), e0181089.

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Abstract

Background Metformin is a commonly used oral antidiabetic agent that has been associated with decreased cancer risk. However, data regarding the association between metformin use and the risk of meningioma are unavailable. Methods We conducted a matched case-control analysis using data from the U. K.-based Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) to analyse diabetes status, duration of ...

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Item type:Article
Date:14 July 2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Neurologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0181089DOI
Keywords:PRACTICE RESEARCH DATABASE; BRAIN-TUMORS; GLIOMA; ADULTS; METAANALYSIS; ASSOCIATION; POPULATION; THERAPY; HISTORY; CANCER;
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36537
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