Cancer risks in first-generation immigrants to Sweden.

@article{Hemminki2002CancerRI,
  title={Cancer risks in first-generation immigrants to Sweden.},
  author={Kari Hemminki and Xinjun Li and Kamila Czene},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={218-28}
}
We used the nationwide Swedish Family-Cancer Database to analyse cancer risks in 613,000 adult immigrants to Sweden. All the immigrants had become parents in Sweden and their median age at immigration was 24 years for men and 22 years for women. We calculated standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for 18 cancer sites using native Swedes as a reference. Data were also available from compatriot marriages. All cancer was decreased by 5% and 8% for immigrant men and… CONTINUE READING

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