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Incidence of childhood leukemia in Shanghai.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14768697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Data of the Shanghai Tumor Registry were examined for incidence rates of leukemia among children, ages 0-14 years. Between 1972 and 1978, leukemia developed in 344 children; 175 (52%) had acute lymphocytic leukemia. The incidence rates were 4.5 per 100,000 boys and 3.3 per 100,000 girls. The incidence of leukemia peaked between 2 and 7 years of age.
F P Li; F Jin; C T Tu; Y T Gao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0020-7136     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cancer     Publication Date:  1980 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-10     Completed Date:  2004-02-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042124     Medline TA:  Int J Cancer     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  701-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Clinical Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Mass. 02115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
China / epidemiology
Leukemia / classification,  epidemiology*
Norway / epidemiology
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / epidemiology
Sex Characteristics
United States / epidemiology

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