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Risk of breast cancer and other cancers in heterozygotes for ataxia-telangiectasia.

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Mortality from cancer among 178 parents and 236 grandparents of 95 British patients with ataxia-telangiectasia was examined. For neither parents nor grandparents was mortality from all causes or from cancer appreciably elevated over that of the national population. Among mothers, three deaths from breast cancer gave rise to a standardized mortality ratio of 3.37 (95% confidence interval (CI): 0.69-9.84). In contrast, there was no excess of breast cancer in grandmothers, the standardized morta...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6690209
Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
79
Issue:
7-8
Pages:
1304-1307
Publication date:
1999-03-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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pubs:113248
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uuid:90a22b8d-98c7-4f1e-85aa-a8028df00420
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pubs:113248
Source identifiers:
113248
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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