Haematopoietic cancer and medical history: a multicentre case control study.

@article{Vineis2000HaematopoieticCA,
  title={Haematopoietic cancer and medical history: a multicentre case control study.},
  author={Paolo Vineis and Paolo Crosignani and Carlotta Sacerdote and Arabella Fontana and Giovanna Masala and Lucia Miligi and Oriana Nanni and Valerio Ramazzotti and Stefania Rodella and E Stagnaro and Rosario Tumino and Clotilde Vigano and Carla Vindigni and Adele Seniori Costantini},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2000},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          431-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Viruses (such as Epstein-Barr virus) and pathological conditions (mainly involving immunosuppression) have been shown to increase the risk of haematolymphopoietic malignancies. Other associations (diabetes, tonsillectomy, autoimmune diseases) have been inconsistently reported. METHODS The association between different haematolymphopoietic malignancies (lymphomas, myelomas and leukaemias) and the previous medical history has been studied in a population-based case-control… CONTINUE READING

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