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Human Studies


2022 Oct 13

Cancer Epidemiol


Childhood cancer confers increased risk of migraine – A Danish nationwide register study.


Davidsson OB, Rostgaard K, Hjalgrim L L, Chalmer MA, Olofsson IA, Søegaard S H, Winther JF, Kenborg L, Hansen TF, Hjalgrim H
Cancer Epidemiol. 2022 Oct 13; 81:102278.
PMID: 36244298.


Investigations of migraine among childhood cancer survivors have predominantly relied on self-reported information and hospital discharge diagnoses. Alone, both approaches are liable to bias. We used Danish nationwide registers to obtain data on both prescriptions of acute migraine medications (antimigraines) and hospital discharge diagnoses of migraine to assess the relative risk of migraine across a wider spectrum of migraine presentations than previously studied.