Well: Sleep Apnea Tied To Increased Cancer Risk

Two new studies associate a common disorder of sleep that causes pauses in breathing with a higher risk of cancer.

Topics:  sleep   cancer   risk   
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    “Diseases and Conditions: Insomnia.” Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org. Retrieved May 17, 2016. “Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk.” The New York Times blog. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com. Retrieved May 17, 2016. “Sleep problems ...
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  • Strong, Divided Reactions to Sleep Apnea Claims
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  • Sleep Apnea Tied to Increased Cancer Risk
    Two new studies have found that people with sleep apnea, a common disorder of sleep that causes snoring, fatigue and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, have a higher risk of cancer, the first time that sleep apnea has been linked to cancer in humans.
    07/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Severe sleep apnea increased chance by 4.8 X of cancer death: low vitamin D – May 2012
    . . over 22 years, found that severe breathing problems at night increase the likelihood of dying from cancer by 4.8 times, compared to people who had no such breathing issues. People with moderate apnea were found to have double the risk of dying ...
    06/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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