Familial concordance in cancer survival: a Swedish population-based study.

@article{Lindstrm2007FamilialCI,
  title={Familial concordance in cancer survival: a Swedish population-based study.},
  author={Linda Lindstr{\"o}m and Per Hall and M. Hartman and Fredrik Wiklund and Henrik Gr{\"o}nberg and Kamila Czene},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={1001-6}
}
BACKGROUND Nowadays, the fact that cancers can aggregate in families is generally accepted. The aim of this study was to complete a comprehensive analysis of cancer-survival concordance in parents and their children diagnosed with the same cancer. METHODS We used a population-based Swedish family database, that included about three million families and data for more than a million individuals with cancer. We analysed survival in children in relation to parental survival by use of the Kaplan… CONTINUE READING

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