Published in Clinical Oncology Week, July 10th, 2006
"Hepatoblastoma is a rare embryonal tumor with unknown etiology. The authors conducted a case-cohort study using public health surveillance data sets to examine perinatal risk factors for hepatoblastoma," scientists in the United States reported.
"Hepatoblastoma cases (n=58) diagnosed between 1985 and 2001 were identified from the New York State Cancer Registry and were matched to electronic birth records for 1985-2001 from New York State, excluding New York City. Controls (n=6,056) were selected from the birth cohorts for the same years. Having a...
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