Type 1 diabetes affects cancer risk: study

Type 1 diabetes is associated with a higher incidence of some cancers, but reduced risk for others, a study shows.

Stomach, liver, pancreatic, endometrial and renal cancer are all more prevalent in people with T1D, the analysis of data from five diabetes registers revealed.

But people with T1D are at lower risk for two of the most common cancers - breast and prostate, the research suggests..