Maternal illness and drug/medication use during the period surrounding pregnancy and risk of childhood leukemia among offspring.

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Maternal illness and drug/medication use (prescription, over-the-counter, and illicit) during pregnancy might be related to childhood leukemia risk. These issues were evaluated using data (1995-2002) from the Northern California Childhood Leukemia Study. The authors selected 365 children under age 15 years who had been diagnosed with incident leukemia and… (More)

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