The relationship between cancer and diabetes has becoming increasingly recognized in recent years. These two conditions have common risk factors, including obesity, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.

The ACHORD Group is exploring the relationship between diabetes and cancer and the role that glucose-lowering therapies might have in modulating this relationship.

International Diabetes & Cancer Research Consortium
Cancer-related mortality for patients with type 2 diabetes exposed to oral hypoglycemics. Are there differences between agents?
Patterns of Healthcare Utilization and Risk of Cancer and Chronic Diseases: Linking Alberta’s Tomorrow Project Data to Alberta Health Administrative Data