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Allergy may confer better survival on patients with gliomas.

07:00 EST 31st December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Allergy may confer better survival on patients with gliomas."

Glioma susceptibility is inversely related to a history of allergies and atopy. Lung allergies are associated with 30% lower glioma susceptibility, compared to no lung allergies. Asthma and eczema also reduce the chance of glioma. However, the effect of allergy on glioma survival is not well characterized. Because of the allergy-glioma inverse relationship we examined the association of allergy with glioma survival in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA).

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Name: Clinical neurology and neurosurgery
ISSN: 1872-6968
Pages: 63-67

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