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Offline agate

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Articles pointing toward a decreased risk of cancer in persons with MS have been posted on this board in the past, and this one is from PLoS One, November 27, 2017:

Decreased prevalence of cancer in patients with multiple sclerosis: A case-control study
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You can pick your studies because if there's one showing one finding, you're probably going to find another one showing something quite different. Here's a study finding an increased risk of cancer among patients with MS and their relatives.


From PubMed (October 3, 2019),"Risk of cancer among multiple sclerosis patients, siblings, and population controls: A prospective cohort study":


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31573834
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