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Are the children of fathers whose jobs involve contact with many people at an increased risk of leukaemia?

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OBJECTIVES: To investigate the hypothesis that children of men whose jobs involve contact with many people (particularly children) are at an increased risk of leukaemia. METHODS: A population based dataset obtained from routinely collected death certificates involving 14,168 cancer deaths occurring before the age of 15 years registered in England and Wales between 1959-63 and 1970-90. Associations were assessed with the proportional cancer mortality ratio (PCMR), with all childhood cancer dea...

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10.1136/oem.56.7.438

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Occupational and environmental medicine
Volume:
56
Issue:
7
Pages:
438-442
Publication date:
1999-07-05
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EISSN:
1470-7926
ISSN:
1351-0711
URN:
uuid:18d2ba5e-bf4d-4510-8f62-74fb12b0b305
Source identifiers:
66598
Local pid:
pubs:66598

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