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Second and subsequent tumours among 1927 retinoblastoma patients diagnosed in Britain 1951-2004

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Background: Retinoblastoma is an eye tumour of childhood that occurs in heritable and non-heritable forms. In the heritable form, there is a predisposition to the development of non-ocular subsequent primary tumours (SPTs). Methods: This study included 1927 retinoblastoma patients diagnosed in Britain from 1951 to 2004. Ascertainment was through the (UK) National Registry of Childhood Tumours; cases were followed-up for the occurrence of SPTs. Standardised incidence ratios (SIRs) were calcula...

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10.1038/bjc.2013.228

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Journal:
British Journal of Cancer
Volume:
108
Issue:
12
Pages:
2455-2463
Publication date:
2013-06-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Source identifiers:
411472
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:411472
UUID:
uuid:888581c7-4b38-460b-9e1f-2327c1285bde
Local pid:
pubs:411472
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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