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The Oxford Survey of childhood cancers.
NIOSH 1980 Oct; :405-414
The status of the Oxford Survey of Childhood Cancers is reviewed. Data collection procedures and available types of information on 26,325 cases are discussed. The background and study design of current investigations using the Oxford data are described, including studies on congenital defects associated with cancer; the influence of antenatal drugs, hormone therapy, parental exposure, ultrasonic tests, smoking, and maternal use of contraceptive pills on childhood cancer; national morbidity and survival figures; and hazards of chemotherapy.
Children; Case-studies; Reproductive-effects; Pharmaceuticals; Hormones; Families; Ultrasonic-testing; Health-hazards
Proceedings of a Workshop on Methodology for Assessing Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace, April 19-22, 1978, P.F. Infante and M.S. Legator, Eds. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies, NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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