Population mixing and childhood leukaemia

  title={Population mixing and childhood leukaemia},
  author={Leo Kinlen},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
In their recent study of childhood leukaemia (CL) in Switzerland, Lupatsch et al. [1] imply that they have tested my population mixing (PM) hypothesis concerning an infective aetiology for CL [2]. This is misleading, since this hypothesis concerns marked rural PM, as I have always stressed, and their study does not address such PM. They also state that, apart from one of case–control type, all previous studies have been ecological; this is incorrect, since that of Kinlen and Balkwill [3] was a… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
2 Citations
6 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-2 of 2 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 references

comparison of a Scottish new town with nuclear reprocessing sites in Britain

  • Kinlen L. Evidence for an infective cause of childhood leukaemia
  • Lancet. 1988;2:1323–7. & Leo Kinlen Leo.Kinlen…
  • 2015
1 Excerpt

Infectious diseases of humans. Dynamics and control

  • RM Anderson, RM May
  • 1992
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…