Influence of family size and birth order on risk of cancer: a population-based study

@inproceedings{Bevier2010InfluenceOF,
  title={Influence of family size and birth order on risk of cancer: a population-based study},
  author={Melanie Bevier and Marianne Weires and Hauke Thomsen and Jan Sundquist and Kari Hemminki},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2010}
}
Family size and birth order are known to influence the risk of some cancers. However, it is still unknown whether these effects change from early to later adulthood. We used the data of the Swedish Family-Cancer Database to further analyze these effects. We selected over 5.7 million offspring with identified parents but no parental cancer. We estimated the… CONTINUE READING