Hernias and Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours: a pooled analysis and meta-analysis.

@article{Valery2005HerniasAE,
  title={Hernias and Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours: a pooled analysis and meta-analysis.},
  author={Patricia Casarolli Valery and Elizabeth Holly and Adrian C. Sleigh and Gail M. Williams and Nancy Kreiger and Chris Bain},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 7},
  pages={485-90}
}
BACKGROUND Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours has been associated with a history of hernia and with a parental occupation of farming. However, the causes of these tumours remain unknown. We therefore aimed to investigate the association between hernia and Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours. METHODS We did a pooled analysis of two case-control studies and a meta-analysis of three case-control studies of Ewing's sarcoma family of tumours that had adequate information on history of hernia. The… CONTINUE READING
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