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Incidence of haematological malignancies by ethnic group in England, 2001-7

Abstract:

The aetiology of most haematological malignancies is largely unknown. Studies of migrant populations can provide insights into the relative importance of genetic and environmental risk factors for these diseases. This study compares incidence rates in British Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Black Africans, Black Caribbeans, Chinese and Whites in England from 2001 to 2007. We analysed 134 302 haematological cancer registrations with ethnicity obtained by linkage to the Hospital Episodes Sta...

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10.1111/bjh.12562

Authors


Shirley, MH More by this author
Finlayson, A More by this author
Journal:
British Journal of Haematology
Volume:
163
Issue:
4
Pages:
465-477
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1365-2141
ISSN:
0007-1048
URN:
uuid:a90c2cbc-4c1c-477b-a604-87336e10a5bd
Source identifiers:
439483
Local pid:
pubs:439483

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