Do longer formula feeding and later introduction of solids increase risk for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia?

@article{Schraw2013DoLF,
  title={Do longer formula feeding and later introduction of solids increase risk for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia?},
  author={Jeremy M Schraw and Yong Quan Dong and M. Fatih Okcu and Michael Scheurer and Michele R. Forman},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={73-80}
}
Milk formula feeding can elevate insulin-like growth factor-1 levels, possibly impacting leukemogenesis. The intent of the current study is to examine the associations between infant feeding practices and age at introduction of solids on risk of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Incident cases of infant and childhood (aged ≤14 years) ALL (n = 142) were enrolled in a case–control study. Cases were frequency matched on age, sex, race, and ethnicity to two sets of controls (n = 284… CONTINUE READING
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