What cancers are autoimmune?
Autoimmune Disease and Cancer Risk
- Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lung Cancer.
- Sjögren’s Syndrome and Lymphoma.
- Vasculitis and Bladder Cancer.
- Other Connections.
Do autoimmune diseases shorten life expectancy?
“Almost all autoimmune diseases decrease life expectancy,” says Dr. Autoimmune diseases may impact mortality in a couple ways: First, more common autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and Type 1 diabetes can have an impact on the lives of a greater number of people.
Can autoimmune cause breast cancer?
The incidence rate of autoimmune diseases is approximately 8%, with 78% of autoimmune disease patients being female . Breast cancer is one of most common malignancies worldwide among women. To our knowledge, there are currently few data on breast cancer and autoimmune disease in the literature [6-10].
How long can you live with autoimmune disease?
However, the majority of people with lupus can expect a normal or near-normal life expectancy. Research has shown that many people with a lupus diagnosis have been living with the disease for up to 40 years.