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Hernias and Ewings sarcoma family of tumours: a pooled analysis and meta-analysis

Valery, Patricia C; Holly, Elizabeth A; Sleigh, Adrian; Williams, Gail; Kreiger, Nancy; Bailyn, C

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Background: Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours has been associated with a history of hernia and with a parental occupation of farming. However, the causes of these tumours remain unknown. We therefore aimed to investigate the association between hernia and Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours. Methods: We did a pooled analysis of two case-control studies and a meta-analysis of three case-control studies of Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours that had adequate information on history of hernia. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80615
Source: Lancet Oncology, The
DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(05)70242-4

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