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Alcohol drinking, tobacco smoking and subtypes of haematological malignancy in the UK Million Women Study

Kroll, M E; Murphy, F; Pirie, Kirstin; Reeves, Gillian K; Green, Janette; Beral, Valerie; Million Women Study, Collaborators; Banks, Emily

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Background:Previous research suggests associations of lower alcohol intake and higher tobacco consumption with increased risks of haematological malignancy. The prospective Million Women Study provides sufficient power for reliable estimates of subtype-specific associations in women.Methods: Approximately 1.3 million middle-aged women were recruited in the United Kingdom during 1996-2001 and followed for death, emigration and cancer registration until 2009 (mean 10.3 years per woman); potential...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32654
Source: British Journal of Cancer
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2012.333

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