A systematic review of the epidemiological literature on the risk of urological cancers in systemic lupus erythematosus. Lymphomagenesis in SLE has been linked to increased activity of multiple inflammatory cytokines as well as possible viral etiologies. A recent study by Kim et al. This study suggested there may be a link between autoimmune thyroid disease and thyroid cancer in SLE patients.
Malignancies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – a 2015 Update
Demonstrated an increased risk of cancer overall as well as lung and liver cancer, but a decreased risk of prostate cancer. Thus, it could be speculated that if patients with SLE have decreased levels of HSP, they may have less propensity to develop aggressive invasive ductal carcinomas. Cancer complicating systemic lupus erythematosus — a dichotomy emerging from a nested case-control study.
In Lupus, Risks for Cancers Rise
In contrast, a study by Liu et al. A recent study by Kim et al. For women, the SIR was 1.