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Fig. 1 | Breast Cancer Research

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From: Disease trajectories and mortality among women diagnosed with breast cancer

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Significant hazard ratios (HRs) of diseases among breast cancer patients, compared to matched individuals (N = 622,204). All risk increases are statistically significant after considering the issue of multiple testing (p < 0.00022). The Y-axis shows the hazard ratio (on the log scale) of the disease in breast cancer patients, compared to healthy women who were matched on year of birth, county of residence, and socioeconomic status. The X-axis shows the disease categories according to ICD codes A-N. For example, lymphedema is classified under the disease category “circulatory system disease” (ICD-10 code I97). Breast cancer patients had a 56-fold increased risk of lymphedema, compared to matched healthy women. Details of the number of cases, hazard ratios, and confidence intervals are listed in Additional file 1: Table S1

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