Infectious exposure in the first years of life and risk of central nervous system tumours in children: analysis of birth order, childcare attendance and seasonality of birth
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An infective, mostly viral basis has been found in different human cancers. To test the hypothesis of a possible infectious aetiology for central nervous system (CNS) tumours in children, we investigated the associations with proxy measures of exposure to infectious disease.
|Journal||British Journal of Cancer|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - May 2010|
- Adolescent, Astrocytoma, Birth Order, Case-Control Studies, Central Nervous System Neoplasms, Child, Child Care, Child, Preschool, Communicable Diseases, Denmark, Female, Finland, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Male, Norway, Parturition, Risk, Seasons, Sweden