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Increased risk for urological cancer associated with anxiety disorder: a retrospective cohort study

  • Yung-Chan Chen1,
  • Li-Ting Kao2,
  • Herng-Ching Lin3,
  • Hsin-Chien Lee1, 3, 4,
  • Chung-Chien Huang5 and
  • Shiu-Dong Chung3, 6, 7, 8Email author
Contributed equally
BMC UrologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:67

Received: 24 August 2016

Accepted: 7 November 2016

Published: 16 November 2016

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7 Nov 2016 Editorially accepted
16 Nov 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12894-016-0187-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University
Graduate Institute of Life Science, National Defense Medical Center
Sleep Research Center, Taipei Medical University
Department of Psychiatry and Medical Humanities, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Graduate Program in Biomedical Informatics, College of Informatics, Yuan-Ze University
Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital