MS May Not Affect Breast Cancer Survival, Study Suggests

MS May Not Affect Breast Cancer Survival, Study Suggests

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MS May Not Affect Breast Cancer Survival, Study Suggests

Women with multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosed with breast cancer are not at a higher risk of dying from cancer than women without the neurodegenerative disorder, according to a Canadian population-based study. However, 10 years after their breast cancer diagnosis, women with MS were 28% more likely to die from any cause than those without MS. “It is reassuring that MS does not appear to increase risk of death from the cancer itself,” Asaff Harel, MD, a neurologist…

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