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Wilms tumour and paternal occupation: an analysis of data from the National Registry of Childhood Tumours

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Background: Wilms tumour is an embryonal malignant tumour that accounts for 90% of childhood kidney cancers. Parental occupational exposure has been hypothesied to be a cause of childhood Wilms tumour, in particular exposure to pesticides. However, the findings are inconsistent. Procedure: We have examined the association between paternal occupational exposures and Wilms tumour using birth registration data for cases (n=2568) from the National Registry of Childhood Tumours (NRCT) and matched ...

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10.1002/pbc.22013

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King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
Department:
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Childhood Cancer Research Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Childhood Cancer Research Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Childhood Cancer Research Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Paediatrics
Research group:
Childhood Cancer Research Group
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Publisher:
Wiley-Liss
Journal:
Pediatric Blood & Cancer More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
1
Pages:
28-32
Publication date:
2009-07-01
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1545-5017
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English
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Deposit date:
2010-11-11

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