Paediatric germ cell tumours and congenital abnormalities: A Children's Oncology Group study

K. J. Johnson, J. A. Ross, J. N. Poynter, A. M. Linabery, L. L. Robison, X. O. Shu

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Abstract

Methods: Maternally reported congenital abnormalities (CAs) were examined in a case-control study of 278 cases of paediatric germ cell tumours (GCTs) and 423 controls. Results and conclusionsGerm cell tumours were significantly associated with cryptorchidism in males (OR10.8, 95 CI: 2.1-55.1), but not with any other specific CA in either sex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)518-521
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume101
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 4 2009

Keywords

  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Germ cell tumours
  • Paediatrics

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