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Proximity to overhead power lines and childhood leukemia: An international pooled analysis

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Background: While studies have consistently found an association between childhood leukemia risk and magnetic fields, the associations between childhood leukemia and distance to overhead power lines have been inconsistent. We pooled data from multiple studies to assess the association with distance and evaluate whether it is due to magnetic fields or other factors associated with distance from lines.

Methods: We present a pooled analysis combining individual-level data (29,049 case...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41416-018-0097-7

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Crespi, CM
Grant:
P30 CA16042
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Publisher:
Cancer Research UK Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Cancer Journal website
Volume:
119
Issue:
3
Pages:
364–373
Publication date:
2018-05-29
Acceptance date:
2018-04-06
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Source identifiers:
843875
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uuid:b685a76f-f7cd-4649-8f6d-5b6cbbdf6c8b
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pubs:843875
Deposit date:
2018-04-23

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