Worldwide malaria incidence and cancer mortality are inversely associatedWOS

    Changzhong Chen
    Changzhong Chen
    Ran Xue
    Ran Xue
    Ming Ou-Yang
    Ming Ou-Yang
    Chengzhi Zhou
    Chengzhi Zhou
    Yu Xia
    Yu Xia
    Jianxing He
    Jianxing He
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    Infectious agents and cancer, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2017, Pages 14

    Keywords:
    Cancer mortalityEpidemiological dataGeneralized additive mixed model (GAMM)Malaria incidenceRegression analysis

    Abstract:

    Our analysis revealed a possible inverse association between malaria incidence and the mortalities of all-cause and some types of solid cancers, which is opposite to the known effect of malaria on the pathogenesis of Burkitt's lymphoma. Activation of the whole immune system, inhibition of tumor angiogenesis by infection may partially exp...More
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