Maternal hemoglobin concentration during pregnancy and risk of infant leukaemia: A Children's Oncology Group study

A. M. Peters, C. K. Blair, M. R. Verneris, J. P. Neglia, L. L. Robison, L. G. Spector, G. H. Reaman, C. A. Felix, J. A. Ross

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Abstract

In contrast to the positive association found in three studies between maternal anaemia during pregnancy and childhood leukaemia, no such association was found in infant leukaemia (odds ratio 0.85, 95% confidence interval 0.53-1.37).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1274-1276
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume95
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 6 2006

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by National Institutes of Health Grant R01-CA79940 and the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.

Keywords

  • Anaemia
  • Etiology
  • Infant
  • Leukaemia

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