Cancer incidence in women with Turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study.

@article{Schoemaker2008CancerII,
  title={Cancer incidence in women with Turner syndrome in Great Britain: a national cohort study.},
  author={Minouk J. Schoemaker and Anthony J Swerdlow and Craig D. Higgins and Alan F. Wright and Patricia A. Jacobs},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={239-46}
}
BACKGROUND Turner syndrome, one of the most common cytogenetic abnormalities, is characterised by complete or partial X-chromosome monosomy. Cancer risks in women with Turner syndrome have not been clearly established. We aimed to compare the risk of cancer in women with this syndrome with that of the general population. METHODS We formed a national cohort of 3425 women who were cytogenetically diagnosed with Turner syndrome in Great Britain between 1959 and 2002. Identifying information for… CONTINUE READING
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