Cancer risks among long-standing spouses

@article{Hemminki2002CancerRA,
  title={Cancer risks among long-standing spouses},
  author={Kari Hemminki and Yongwen Jiang},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={86},
  pages={1737 - 1740}
}
  • Kari Hemminki, Yongwen Jiang
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Cancer
  • We estimated risks for concordant and discordant cancers in spouses in order to quantify cancer risks from the shared environment. The study was restricted to spouses who had one or more children in common and who lived together for at least 15 years after the first child's birth. The nation-wide Family-Cancer Database was used as the source of family and cancer data. Standardised incidence ratios were calculated for concordant and discordant cancers in spouses after 50 years of age. Among the… CONTINUE READING

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