Lymphoid malignancies in U.S. Asians: incidence rate differences by birthplace and acculturation.

@article{Clarke2011LymphoidMI,
  title={Lymphoid malignancies in U.S. Asians: incidence rate differences by birthplace and acculturation.},
  author={Christina A. Clarke and Sally L Glaser and Scarlett Lin Gomez and Sophia Wang and Theresa H M Keegan and Juan Yang and Ellen T. Chang},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={1064-77}
}
BACKGROUND Malignancies of the lymphoid cells, including non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), HL, and multiple myeloma, occur at much lower rates in Asians than other racial/ethnic groups in the United States. It remains unclear whether these deficits are explained by genetic or environmental factors. To better understand environmental contributions, we examined incidence patterns of lymphoid malignancies among populations characterized by ethnicity, birthplace, and residential neighborhood… CONTINUE READING
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