Published in Genetics and Environmental Health Week, September 8th, 2004
The findings are based on 280 cases of acute childhood leukemia and a comparison group of 285 children matched for sex. The children were drawn from four hospitals in France (Nancy, Lille, Lyon, and Paris), and almost two thirds (60%) of the children with leukemia were aged between 2 and 6.
The mothers of all the children were interviewed about their employment and residential histories.
There was no clear association between the mother's occupation during pregnancy...
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