Ethnicity and incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian population

  title={Ethnicity and incidence of Hodgkin lymphoma in Canadian population},
  author={Punam Pahwa and Chandima Karunanayake and John Spinelli and James Arnold Dosman and Helen H. McDuffie},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
Research has shown that ethnicity is a significant predictor of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). Variations in cancer incidence among ethnic groups in the same country can lead to important information in the search for etiological factors. Other risk factors important in the etiology of HL are medical history and exposure to pesticides. In this report we investigated the association between ethnicity and HL in the presence of medical history, and exposure to pesticides. The data resulting from a matched… CONTINUE READING
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