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Primary brain tumours and specific serum immunoglobulin E: A case-control study nested in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort

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Background: Case-control studies suggest that patients with allergic diseases have a lower risk of developing glioma but not meningioma or schwannoma. However, those data can be differentially biased. Prospective studies with objective measurements of immunologic biomarkers, like immunoglobulin E (IgE), in blood obtained before cancer diagnosis could help to clarify whether an aetiological association exists. Methods: The present case-control study nested within the European Prospective Inves...

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Schlehofer, B More by this author
Siegmund, B More by this author
Linseisen, J More by this author
Rohrmann, S More by this author
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Journal:
Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Volume:
66
Issue:
11
Pages:
1434-1441
Publication date:
2011-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1398-9995
ISSN:
0105-4538
URN:
uuid:45079cb2-7689-4299-b931-0124541a3653
Source identifiers:
192982
Local pid:
pubs:192982

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