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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
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41416-018-0097-7

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Name:
National Institutes of Health
Funding agency for:
Crespi, CM
Grant:
P30 CA16042
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Royal Hobart Hospital Medical Research Foundation
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Associazione Sostegno Oncologia Ematologia Pediatrica
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David Collins Leukaemia Foundation
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Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust
Publisher:
Cancer Research UK
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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
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pubs:843875
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uuid:b685a76f-f7cd-4649-8f6d-5b6cbbdf6c8b
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pubs:843875
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843875
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2018-04-23

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