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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L S Schmidt, M Kamper-Jørgensen, K Schmiegelow, C Johansen, P Lähteenmäki, C Träger, T Stokland, Kathrine Grell, Gitte Gustafson, P Kogner, Anne Sehested, J Schüz

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.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume102
Issue number11
Pages (from-to)1670-5
Number of pages6
ISSN0007-0920
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

    Research areas

  • 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

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