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The Oxford Survey of childhood cancers.

Authors
Kinnier-Wilson-LM
Source
NIOSH 1980 Oct; :405-414
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00105790
Abstract
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.
Keywords
Children; Case-studies; Reproductive-effects; Pharmaceuticals; Hormones; Families; Ultrasonic-testing; Health-hazards
Publication Date
19801001
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1981
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
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
State
OH
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