A case-control study of osteosarcoma in young persons.

@article{Operskalski1987ACS,
  title={A case-control study of osteosarcoma in young persons.},
  author={EvaA. Operskalski and Susan Preston-Martin and Brian E. Henderson and BarbaraR. Visscher},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={126 1},
  pages={
          118-26
        }
}
A study of 64 cases and 124 friend and neighbor controls was conducted to identify factors associated with the occurrence of osteosarcoma in young persons. Two types of information were collected: questionnaire data from telephone interviews with mothers, and data on height since birth from family, physician, and school records. Cases were not taller at the time of diagnosis than controls, nor were growth rates higher--either overall or during the 3-4 years prior to diagnosis. An excess risk… CONTINUE READING
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