Family characteristics as risk factors for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a population-based case-control study

Feller, Martin; Adam, Martin; Zwahlen, Marcel; Brazzola, Pierluigi; Niggli, Felix; Kuehni, Claudia (2010). Family characteristics as risk factors for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a population-based case-control study. PLoS ONE, 5(10) Lawrence, Kans.: Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0013156

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To date, few risk factors for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) have been confirmed and the scientific literature is full of controversial "evidence." We examined if family characteristics, particularly maternal and paternal age and number of older siblings, were risk factors for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Feller, Martin; Adam, Martin; Zwahlen, Marcel and Kühni, Claudia

ISSN:

1932-6203

Publisher:

Public Library of Science

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:09

Last Modified:

16 Nov 2015 11:14

Publisher DOI:

10.1371/journal.pone.0013156

PubMed ID:

20957179

Web of Science ID:

000282423300008

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.976

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/976 (FactScience: 201586)

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