Infectious mononucleosis, childhood social environment, and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma.

  title={Infectious mononucleosis, childhood social environment, and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma.},
  author={Henrik Hjalgrim and Karin Ekstr{\"o}m Smedby and Klaus Rostgaard and Daniel Molin and Stephen Jacques Hamilton-Dutoit and Ellen T. Chang and Elisabeth Methner Ralfkiaer and Christer Sundstr{\"o}m and Hans-olov Adami and Bengt Glimelius and Mads Melbye},
  journal={Cancer research},
  volume={67 5},
Infectious mononucleosis (IM) has been associated with an increased risk of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), implicating a role for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in HL development. Although essential to the understanding of the association, it has remained uncertain if the relationship is restricted to the EBV-positive subset of HL. We collected information on mononucleosis history and childhood socioenvironmental characteristics in a population-based study of 586 patients with classic HL and 3,187 controls… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 60 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 49 references

Childhood social Research. on May 2, 2017

  • ET Chang, T Zheng, EG Weir
  • Research Cancer Res
  • 2007
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…