Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cancer


Demir C. E. K.

JOURNAL OF TURKISH SLEEP MEDICINE-TURK UYKU TBB DERGISI, cilt.3, ss.26-33, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 3 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/jtsm.216
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF TURKISH SLEEP MEDICINE-TURK UYKU TBB DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.26-33

Özet

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. There is growing evidence that patients with OSA have higher incidence of cancer, accelerated progression and cancer mortality. Intermittent hypoxia, oxidative stress and sleep fragmentation are hold responsible for cancer development.