TITLE

Common vaccines, infections not related to childhood leukemia

AUTHOR(S)
Boxer, Laurence
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the role of vitamins and vaccines in the development of childhood leukemia. It references a case control study by the Cancer Control Research Program of the British Columbia cancer Agency, wherein medical information on 399 case-control pairs were used. Findings show that there was no relation between leukemia to either, common vaccines, including hepatitis vaccines, and common and infections like measles and mumps.
ACCESSION #
31705858

 

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