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Sun exposure may protect against non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study

Hughes, Ann Maree; Armstrong, Bruce K; Vajdic, Claire M; Turner, Jennifer; Grulich, Andrew E; Fritschi, Lin; Milliken, Sam; Kaldor, John M; Benke, Geza; Kricker, Anne


Ultraviolet radiation is a hypothesised risk factor for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) but no epidemiological study has examined this association using direct measures of sun exposure in individuals. Adults aged 20-74 years living in NSW and ACT, Australia, were the study population. Cases (704 of 829 invited to take part, 85%) were diagnosed January 2000 to August 2001. Controls (694 of 1, 136 invited to take part, 61%) were randomly selected from state electoral rolls and frequency-matched to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1002/ijc.20470


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