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A brief review of case-control studies of natural background radiation and childhood cancer in Great Britain

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Studies of natural radiation and childhood cancer must be very large if they are to have sufficient power to detect the very small radiation effects expected. Conventional interview-based case control studies with a sufficiently large number of study subjects would be exceptionally expensive and would also be liable to bias which might lead to confounding that would dominate the results of the study. Record based studies, in which cases and controls are drawn from existing registers, have...

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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:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Hirosaki University Press
Journal:
Radiation Emergency Medicine More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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596816
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2016-01-25

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