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Non-ocular tumours following retinoblastoma in Great Britain 1951 to 2004.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Retinoblastoma occurs in both a heritable and a non-heritable form. In the heritable form, there is a predisposition to the development of non-ocular tumours. OBJECTIVES: To identify the types of non-ocular tumour occurring in retinoblastoma survivors and to produce estimates of risk for these tumours. METHODS: We carried out a cohort study that included 1927 cases of retinoblastoma diagnosed in Great Britain between 1951 and 2004. Cases were ascertained through the National Regi...

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10.1136/bjo.2008.146035

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MacCarthy, A More by this author
Draper, GJ More by this author
Eatock, EM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health, NPEU
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Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
93
Issue:
9
Pages:
1159-1162
Publication date:
2009-09-05
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EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:097cec9a-00af-4c57-9fbd-89be51063b15
Source identifiers:
191222
Local pid:
pubs:191222

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