Original Publication Date: 21 January, 2014
Publication / Source: Aging Health
Authors: Luke Solomons, Joyce Solomons & Margot Gosney
Age is a risk factor for dementia, and also for most cancers. Surprisingly, rates of cancer appear to be lower in individuals with dementia and vice versa. Genetic mechanisms could underpin this inverse relationship and are outlined, but underdiagnosis must also be taken into account.