Is there an association between SV40 contaminated polio vaccine and lymphoproliferative disorders? An age-period-cohort analysis on Norwegian data from 1953 to 1997.

@article{Thu2006IsTA,
  title={Is there an association between SV40 contaminated polio vaccine and lymphoproliferative disorders? An age-period-cohort analysis on Norwegian data from 1953 to 1997.},
  author={Guri Olsen Thu and Ling Yuan Hem and Svein Arne Jervell Hansen and Bj\orn M\oller and Jarle Norstein and Hanne N\okleby and Tom Grotmol},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 8},
  pages={2035-9}
}
Between 1955 and 1963, an estimated number of 150 million people in various parts of the world, including Norway, received poliomyelitis vaccine possibly contaminated with infectious simian virus 40 (SV40). Human studies have investigated the hypothesised association between SV40 and various cancers, but the results have so far been contradicting. The aim of the present study was to examine Norwegian cancer incidence data to assess a possible association between birth cohorts assumed to have… CONTINUE READING
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