Maternal and perinatal risk factors for Wilms' tumor: a nationwide nested case-control study in Sweden.

@article{Lindblad1992MaternalAP,
  title={Maternal and perinatal risk factors for Wilms' tumor: a nationwide nested case-control study in Sweden.},
  author={P. A. B. Lindblad and Matthew Zack and Hans Olov Adami and Anders Ericson},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1992},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={38-41}
}
This report describes maternal and perinatal risk factors for Wilms' tumor analyzed in a case-control study nested in a nationwide cohort in Sweden. The Swedish National Cancer Registry ascertained 110 cases from among successive birth cohorts from 1973 through 1984, identified by the Swedish Medical Birth Registry, the latter based on medical records. From the Birth Registry, we matched 5 controls without cancer to each case by sex and date of birth. Wilms'-tumor children were more likely to… CONTINUE READING