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Having Multiple Sclerosis May Reduce Cancer Risk

Could this missing link help treat both MS and cancer?

The exciting link between cancer and multiple sclerosis could also provide scientists with more insight. Understanding the connection between cancer and immunity could potentially provide new ideas towards future therapies or preventative measures. The same could also go for multiple sclerosis, which we all hope to see a cure for someday.

Want to find out more about this study? The researchers published their recent findings in an article titled: "Decreased prevalence of cancer in patients with multiple sclerosis: A case-control study". You can read it in a recent issue of the journal, PLOS ONE.

Reference

https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/2017/12/26/low-lifetime-cancer-risk-found-in-multiple-sclerosis-patients-in-study/