Diabetes Mellitus and the Incidence of Colorectal Cancer: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-A...

17 Feb 2012Longying DengZhifu GuiLianying ZhaoJianping WangLizong ShenEmail author

findings further support a relationship between diabetes and increased risk of colon and rectal cancer in both women and men, and insulin therapy for diabetes may increase this risk.

Meta Analysis
3 effects
3659341 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Artificial Insulin Manufactured risk & protective factor
Artificial In...
Manufactured

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Type 1 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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