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Risk of benign tumours of nervous system, and of malignant neoplasms, in people with neurofibromatosis: population-based record-linkage study.

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BACKGROUND: The neurofibromatoses (NF) are genetic disorders. Increased risks of some cancers in people with NF are well recognised, but there is no comprehensive enumeration of the risks across the whole range of site-specific cancers. Our aim was to provide this. METHODS: A linked data set of hospital admissions and deaths in England was used to compare rates of tumours in an NF cohort with rates in a comparison cohort, with results expressed as rate ratios (RR). RESULTS: The RR for all ca...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.535

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Author
Journal:
British journal of cancer More from this journal
Volume:
108
Issue:
1
Pages:
193-198
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
Language:
English
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pubs:369899
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uuid:f3da39f8-547e-4388-8bcd-b28c2e6e8538
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pubs:369899
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369899
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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