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Evidence from population mixing in British New Towns 1946-85 of an infective basis for childhood leukaemia.

Abstract:

Mortality from leukaemia under age 25 was studied in British New Towns to test the hypothesis that leukaemia represents a rare response to a much commoner (but unrecognised) infection, the transmission of which is facilitated when large numbers of people come together. The density of children was higher in the rural, but lower in the overspill, New Towns than in the areas from which their incomers originated. Residents of the rural New Towns had greater diversity of origin than those of the o...

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Volume:
336
Issue:
8715
Pages:
577-582
Publication date:
1990-09-01
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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pubs:113198
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uuid:066ea338-20bd-44a0-8e3b-8fe2bce341d6
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113198
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2012-12-19

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