Community lifestyle characteristics and incidence of Hodgkin's disease in young people.

@article{Alexander1991CommunityLC,
  title={Community lifestyle characteristics and incidence of Hodgkin's disease in young people.},
  author={Freda E. Alexander and T. J. Ricketts and P. A. Mckinney and Ray A. Cartwright},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1991},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={10-4}
}
Risk of Hodgkin's disease (HD) in young adults has frequently been associated with limited access to social contact in childhood and related correlates of childhood social class. In addition, case clustering has sometimes been associated with influxes of population into relatively isolated communities. To investigate this further, disease incidence rates for HD at ages 0 to 24 from a specialist tumour registry have been regressed against relevant electoral ward characteristics derived from… CONTINUE READING

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