CARING summary report now available!

In November 2015, the CARING project officially ended. Therefore we wrote a summary report describing our main results at this point in time and the potential impact of them.

You can read and download the report here: http://bit.ly/1QyqnbI

The following chapters are covered:

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
2. PROJECT CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVES 
3. MAIN RESULTS 

3.1 REVIEW OF EXISTING EVIDENCE 
a) The risk of cancer associated with diabetes mellitus 
b) The risk of cancer associated with the use of insulin (analogues) 
c) In vitro and in vivo evidence for plausible mechanisms

3.2 DEVELOPMENT OF METHODS FOR MULTI-DATABASE STUDIES 
a) Review: methods used to combine pharmacoepidemiological databases 
b) Implementing a Common Data Model to analyse multi-country data 
c) Use of a concept dictionary to integrate medical classification systems 
d) Use of insulin and the risk of cancer: different methods to combine data 
e) Methods for external adjustment for unmeasured confounders 

3.3 EFFECTS OF DIABETES (TREATMENT) ON THE RISK OF CANCER 
a) Evaluating cancer risk in relation to treatment duration 
b) Use of insulin and the risk of cancer: CARING multi-database study 
c) Use of metformin and survival of diabetic women with breast cancer 
d) The risk of colorectal cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes 
e) The risk of bladder cancer in patients with diabetes 
f) Metformin and the risk of bladder cancer in type 2 diabetes 

3.4 TUMOR SUBTYPES OF BREAST CANCER PATIENTS WITH DIABETES 

4. POTENTIAL IMPACT 
5. MAIN DISSEMINATION ACTIVITIES  
6. CONTACT DETAILS 
7. REFERENCES