Epidemiology of acute leukaemia of childhood in the Liverpool area.

  title={Epidemiology of acute leukaemia of childhood in the Liverpool area.},
  author={D Mainwaring},
  journal={British journal of preventive & social medicine},
  volume={20 4},
  • D Mainwaring
  • Published 1966 in British journal of preventive & social medicine
Aetiological factors known to influence the development of leukaemia in man include ionizing radiation and chromosomal abnormalities (Miller, 1964). Viral agents haVe been demonstrated in laboratory animals and although virus-like particles and mycoplasma have been found in affected marrow cells (Negroni, 1964; Grist and Fallon, 1964) attempts to show a direct causal relationship have so far been unsuccessful in man. Epidemiological studies have become of increasing importance, and interest in… CONTINUE READING
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Registrar General (1964a). "Statistical Review ofEngland and Wales", Part I, Tables, Medical, pp. 133 and 46. H.M.S.O., London. (1964b). Ibid., Part II, Tables, Population, pp. 29-33

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