Table 1

 Search terms used in this study

MeSH termsText words
Neoplasms ORcancer$ OR malign$ OR
Neoplasms, second primarytumour$ OR tumor$
C-reactive proteinC-reactive protein OR CRP
epidemiologic studies/case control$ OR
(cohort adj1 (study or studies)) OR
cohort analy$ OR
(follow up adj1 (study or studies)) OR
(observational adj1 (study or studies)) OR
longitudinal. tw. retrospective. OR
cross sectional. tw. associat$ OR
comparative study/