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Risk of leukemia in relation to exposure to ambient air toxics in pregnancy and early childhood.

  • Author(s): Heck, Julia E
  • Park, Andrew S
  • Qiu, Jiaheng
  • Cockburn, Myles
  • Ritz, Beate
  • et al.

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4071125/
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Abstract

There are few established causes of leukemia, the most common type of cancer in children. Studies in adults suggest a role for specific environmental agents, but little is known about any effect from exposures in pregnancy to toxics in ambient air. In our case-control study, we ascertained 69 cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and 46 cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) from California Cancer Registry records of children

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