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Epidemiological study of power lines and childhood cancer in the UK: further analyses

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We report further analyses from an epidemiological study of childhood cancer and residence at birth near high-voltage power lines in the UK. These results suggest that the elevated risks for childhood leukaemia that we previously found for overhead power lines may be higher for older age at diagnosis and for myeloid rather than lymphoid leukaemia. There are differences across regions of birth but not forming any obvious pattern. Our results suggest the decline in risk we previously reporte...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1088/0952-4746/36/3/437

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Womens & Reproductive Health
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Children with Cancer UK More from this funder
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Publisher:
Institute of Physics Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Radiological Protection Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
3
Pages:
437-455
Publication date:
2016-06-27
Acceptance date:
2016-05-31
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EISSN:
1361-6498
ISSN:
0952-4746
Pmid:
27356108
Source identifiers:
633999
Language:
English
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pubs:633999
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uuid:225fbf49-797d-433f-8f6f-f43e19010177
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pubs:633999
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2018-07-26

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