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Cancer risk among 21st century blood transfusion recipients

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Background: Some viruses are known to be transmissible by blood transfusion. Intensive viral screening of transfused blood now exists in most countries. In the UK, high-sensitivity nucleic acid amplification tests for hepatitis C virus were introduced in 1999 and it was thought that this would reduce, and possibly eliminate, transfusion-related liver cancer. We aimed to investigate cancer risk in recipient of blood transfusion in 2000 or after.

Methods: 1.3 million UK women recruite...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/annonc/mdw555

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
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Name:
Cancer Research UK
Grant:
C570/A16491
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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/K02700X/1
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Annals of Oncology More from this journal
Volume:
28
Issue:
2
Pages:
393-399
Publication date:
2016-11-14
Acceptance date:
2016-10-12
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
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pubs:657148
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uuid:05e0e36c-a3e7-4d8a-a819-3bbc8bead503
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pubs:657148
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657148
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2016-11-04

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