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Cancer mortality following X-ray treatment for ankylosing spondylitis.

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Mortality has been studied in 15,577 ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients diagnosed between 1935 and 1957 in the UK, of whom 14,556 received X-ray treatment. By January 1, 1992 over half of the cohort had died. Among the irradiated patients, cancer mortality was significantly greater than expected from the national rates for England and Wales, with a ratio of observed deaths to expected (relative risk, RR) of 1.30, and significant increases individually for leukaemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, ...

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10.1002/ijc.2910590307

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
59
Issue:
3
Pages:
327-338
Publication date:
1994-11-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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pubs:35743
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uuid:6b45d128-e753-4493-896a-7478c371e45e
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pubs:35743
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35743
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2012-12-19

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