Medulloblastoma and birth date: evaluation of 3 U.S. datasets.

  title={Medulloblastoma and birth date: evaluation of 3 U.S. datasets.},
  author={Edward Charles Halperin and Marie Lynn Miranda and Dorothy M Watson and Stephen L. George and Matthew Stanberry},
  journal={Archives of environmental health},
  volume={59 1},
Studies from Norway and Japan have found a higher incidence of medulloblastoma related to births that occur in the fall. The authors sought further evidence concerning this association. For 122 patients in a Duke University database and 90 patients from the Central Cancer Registry of North Carolina, the frequency distribution of birth dates by month was statistically significantly different from the expected North Carolina distribution (p = 0.04 and 0.06). For 75 patients from California… CONTINUE READING

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