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Injury risk spikes while cancer patients seek diagnosis: Study

Cancer patients face an added risk of injuries while their condition is being diagnosed, viagra 100mg a new study says.

The findings show the need for more effort to prevent both accidental and other types of injuries while patients await a diagnosis, according to the researchers.

Led by Qing Shen, a postgraduate student in the department of medical epidemiology and biostatistics at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, researchers studied injury-related hospitalizations of cancer patients in Sweden between 1990 and 2010.

The investigators focused on the 16 weeks before and after diagnosis.

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