Associations between vaccination and childhood cancers in Texas regions.

@article{Pagaoa2011AssociationsBV,
  title={Associations between vaccination and childhood cancers in Texas regions.},
  author={Melissa A Pagaoa and M. Fatih Okcu and Melissa L Bondy and Michael Scheurer},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={158 6},
  pages={996-1002}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether children born in Texas regions with higher vaccination coverage had reduced risk of childhood cancer. STUDY DESIGN The Texas Cancer Registry identified 2800 cases diagnosed from 1995 to 2006 who were (1) born in Texas and (2) diagnosed at ages 2 to 17 years. The state birth certificate data were used to identify 11 200 age… CONTINUE READING