Veterans study: Cancer inversely linked to Alzheimer's

07/15/2013 | USA Today

A study of 3.5 million veterans revealed an inverse relationship between Alzheimer's disease and most types of cancer, excluding prostate cancer and melanoma. Chemotherapy for all cancers but prostate was associated with a 20% to 45% lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, researchers reported at an Alzheimer's Association meeting.

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