An international case-control study of adult glioma and meningioma: the role of head trauma.

@article{PrestonMartin1998AnIC,
  title={An international case-control study of adult glioma and meningioma: the role of head trauma.},
  author={Susan Preston-Martin and Janice M. Pogoda and Brigitte Schlehofer and Maria Blettner and Geoffrey R. Howe and Philip Ryan and Francoise M{\'e}n{\'e}goz and Graham G. Giles and Ylva E Rodvall and Norman W. Choi and Julian Little and Annie Arslan},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={579-86}
}
BACKGROUND Increased brain tumour risk after head trauma suggested by case reports and clinical series has been previously studied epidemiologically with mixed results. An international multicentre case-control study investigated the role of head trauma from injury or sports participation in adult brain tumour risk. METHODS In all, 1178 glioma and 330 meningioma cases were individually or frequency matched to 2236 controls. Only exposures that occurred at least 5 years before diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING

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