Making a link between childhood physical abuse and cancer: results from a regional representative survey.

@article{FullerThomson2009MakingAL,
  title={Making a link between childhood physical abuse and cancer: results from a regional representative survey.},
  author={Esme Fuller-Thomson and Sarah Brennenstuhl},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115 14},
  pages={
          3341-50
        }
}
  • Esme Fuller-Thomson, Sarah Brennenstuhl
  • Published in Cancer 2009
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Abuse in childhood is associated with many negative adult health outcomes. Only 1 study to date has found an association between childhood abuse and cancer. By using a regionally representative community sample, this preliminary study sought to investigate the association between childhood physical abuse and cancer while controlling for 3 clusters of risk factors: childhood stressors, adult health behaviors, and adult socioeconomic status. METHODS Regional data from the Canadian… CONTINUE READING

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