Victor Wunsch Filho

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BACKGROUND Previous pooled analyses have reported an association between magnetic fields and childhood leukaemia. We present a pooled analysis based on primary data from studies on residential magnetic fields and childhood leukaemia published after 2000. METHODS Seven studies with a total of 10,865 cases and 12,853 controls were included. The main(More)
During the final correction of the above paper prior to its publication in late 2010, an error was introduced in Table 4. In the third line, under the subheading 'Measurement studies', the category should read 'Current update without Brazil'. The correct Table is now shown, below. The publishers apologise for this mistake. Table 4 Comparison of summary odds(More)
OBJECTIVE Cancer mortality rates began to decline in developed countries in the 1990s, but their behavior in developing countries is less well-known. An earlier study on cancer mortality in Brazil showed a declining mortality trend for cancer as a whole. however the quality of data results raised some criticism t. The population of state capitals comprises(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the spatial distribution of mortality by leukemia in the population, looking for clusters, and to establish an association with the level of industrialization. METHOD The study was carried out in 43 state regions of the state of São Paulo, Brazil, in the period between 1991 and 1995. It was created an Index of(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the distribution and time-series trends of cancer mortality in the Northern, Northeastern, Central Western, Southern and Southeastern Brazilian geographic regions from 1980 to 1995. METHODS Deaths according to year, age, gender and municipality of residence, were ascertained from the Ministry of Health. Age-adjusted rates were(More)
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