Observations About The World Of Sleep Medicine From A Sleep Physician
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Sleep Apnea and Cancer Risk
Here is a news brief about two studies showing that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase the risk of cancer. Repetitive oxygen decreases in OSA may be the culprit. OSA is also linked with obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke - all of which are associated with increase risk of cancer as well.