Janet Linnea Lynch

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The authors investigated the association between socioeconomic position and stage of breast cancer at the time of diagnosis in a nationwide Danish study. All 28 765 women with a primary invasive breast cancer diagnosed between 1983 and 1999 were identified in a nationwide clinical database and information on socioeconomic variables was obtained from(More)
Alopecia with mental retardation syndrome (APMR) is a very rare autosomal recessive condition that is associated with total or partial absence of hair from the scalp and other parts of the body as well as variable intellectual disability. Here we present whole-exome sequencing results of a large consanguineous family segregating APMR syndrome with seven(More)
BACKGROUND To enhance quality improvement, we created a unique statewide collaboration among 3 organizations: the Virginia Health Quality Center (Virginia's Medicare Quality Improvement Organization), the American College of Cardiology, and the American Heart Association. The goal was to improve discharge measures for acute myocardial infarction and heart(More)
Sir, We thank von Euler-Chelpin and Lynge for their interest and comments. However, we believe their comments result from some misunderstandings. First of all, our study was not a case – control study. Secondly, and more importantly, we did not aim to investigate breast cancer incidence by socioeconomic level and this could not have been estimated from our(More)
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