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Immunophenotype and cytogenetic characteristics in the relationship between birth weight and childhood leukemia.

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BACKGROUND: High birth weight increases the risk of childhood acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL) through unknown mechanisms. Whether this risk is specific to ALL subtypes is unknown, and low case numbers have prevented investigation of the rarer leukemias. Here we address these associations using a large population-based dataset. PROCEDURE: Using the National Registry of Childhood Tumors, birth weights of 7,826 leukemia cases, defined by immunophenotype and cytogenetic subgroup, were compared wit...

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10.1002/pbc.23209

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
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Journal:
Pediatric blood and cancer
Volume:
58
Issue:
1
Pages:
7-11
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1545-5017
ISSN:
1545-5009
Source identifiers:
206461

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