Published in Cancer Weekly, August 1st, 2006
"To assess the risk of lymphoproliferative disease or other malignancy (standardised incidence ratios (SIRs)), in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome according to the American-European Consensus Criteria (AECC), compared with patients with sicca syndrome (non-AECC) and the background population. [The study's aim was] to identify predictors of malignancy and describe lymphoma types and survival probabilities. A linked register study using information from the Malmo Primary SS Register, Swedish Cancer Register, and Cause-of-Death Register for calculation of SIRs was carried out," scientists...
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